Creating Accessible Digital Documents Workshops offered

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 5:00pm to Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 5:00pm
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Professional Development is now offering a workshop called "Creating Accessible Documents" which walks participants through new processes when working in Microsoft Office: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher, and Outlook. This free, hands-on workshop is being offered in various locations around the state.

Course Objectives: Participants will be able to:

• Articulate the difference between the document work flow process participants use now and one that incorporates digital accessibility.

• Integrate styles in documents that are specific for ISU Extension and Outreach.

• Integrate the features of Microsoft Word to create digitally accessible documents which pass the accessibility check.

• Integrate the features of Microsoft PowerPoint to create digitally accessible documents which pass the accessibility check.

• Integrate the features of Microsoft Excel to create digitally accessible documents which pass the accessibility check.

• Integrate feature in Microsoft Outlook to create digitally accessible messages which pass the accessibility check.

• Integrate the features of Publisher to create accessible documents.

• Access JAWS screen reader software to test documents.

When:

  • August 20, 8:00am - 12:00pm, Extension 4-H Building, Room 1020, Ames
  • October 29,10:00am – 3:00pm, Carroll County Extension Office (12 participants max) Lunch on your own
  • December 4, 1:00pm – 5:00pm, Extension 4-H Building, Room 1020, Ames
  • February 25, 2020, 10:00am – 3:00pm, Muscatine County Extension Office  Lunch on your own
  • April 9, 2020, 1:00pm - 5:00pm, campus, Extension 4-H Building, Room 1020, Ames

You can register online for the above courses. 

The goal is to have everyone participate, county and state. Watch this four minute video by our diversity advisor, Ross Wilburn to learn more about our organization’s commitment to accessibility and eAccessibility.

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