Wednesday, October 28th, 2020
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM: Concurrent Sessions
Access & Responsible Use
Walking in Someone Else's Shoes: The True Impact of Digital Accessibility
Alt text, captions, and audio descriptions oh my! Many of us have heard of the concept of digital accessibility but what would it really be like to walk in someone else's shoes to truly experience the real impact of digital accessibility? Join me!
Learning Objectives
Identify a variety of accessibility concerns when developing digital instructional content.
Create alternative text for basic and more complex images.
Formulate a plan for addressing digital accessibility in currently available and future developed di
Intended Participants: Role
Instructional Designers
Intended Participants - Knowledge Level
People with some experience in the topic, but looking to grow
Chris Smith, Instructional Designer, NC Virtual
Chris is a 19-year veteran to education and has worked as an Instructional Designer since 2017. Prior to joining NCVPS, Chris served as the Director of Distance Learning in a community college as well as a Technology Facilitator and Elementary Teacher. Chris serves as a digital accessibility specialist and moderator for the AECT Accessibility Committee and for the QM ARUS site. He is very passionate about designing accessible digital content. He lives in Taylorsville, NC with his family.