Accessibility in Education Conference | Fusion 2017
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To shine a light on the importance of reaching every learner, we're focusing on accessibility at Fusion 2017. Want more guidance or information on how you can be accessible? Check out the lineup of breakout sessions dedicated to this topic alone.

Accessibility Focused Breakout Sessions

Engaging Course Design and Leveraging the Best Tools Effectively
Wednesday @ 11:30AM
This lightening round features educators from Columbia College, Saskatchewan Polytechnic, and La Cite Collegiale on course design processes, design standards, and creating responsive content.
Accessibility: Testing All of the Things
Wednesday @ 2:10PM
Broad scale accessibility testing provided Regis insight into the accessibility of content throughout Brightspace and allowed them to track progress moving forward. Using Brightspace Application API, WebAIM WAVE API, and custom software, Regis can score course content, announcement, forum posts, and more.
Accessibility and Brightspace: What’s New
Thursday @ 3:10PM
Accessibility is a journey, not a destination, and participants will find out the places D2L is going along the way. In this presentation, attendees will hear of the latest updates to accessibility in Brightspace.
Approaching Universal Design for Learning
Thursday @ 4:10PM
This session will focus on the definition of Universal Design for Learning (UDL), and breakdown the steps of how to apply it. The presenters will discuss the mindset of UDL and how participants can use Brightspace to start incorporating UDL principles.