Loyola University Maryland

Accessibility at Loyola

France-Merrick Digital Media & Adaptive Technology Lab Webinar Series

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All webinars are from 3 – 4:30 p.m. in the Loyola/Notre Dame Library, Room 3028

  • Tuesday, Oct. 22 – Digital Notetaking: Digital notetaking, in the form of smartpens and tablet apps, can revolutionize the way students with disabilities comprehend, understand, and retain lecture information. In this session learn about some popular notetaking tools and how they can benefit students you work with – and perhaps you as well.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 29-STEM accessibility today: A discussion of challenges and solutions to meeting the needs of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) content accessibility.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 19-Document structure, the key to navigability: Alternate format isn't just plain text anymore! This session will explain document structure and how reading tools use it to improve accessibility and navigability.
  • Tuesday, Jan. 28-Access technologies, an overview for sensory disabilities: This session will describe commonly-used access technology types such as screen readers, magnifiers, and others that serve users with sensory disabilities.
  • Tuesday, Feb. 11-Access technologies, an overview for processing disabilities: This session will describe commonly-used access technology types such as text-to-speech utilities, reading/writing systems, and others that serve users with processing disabilities.
  • Tuesday, Feb. 25-Technology accessibility policy: Based on recent federal clarifications in institutional responsibilities, this panel presentation will offer suggestions and strategies for improving technology access at your college or university.
  • Tuesday, March 4-Captioning decision-making process: So you need to start captioning videos at your institution, or you want to improve on your current system? This session will help you through the decision-making process to come to a solution that works for you.