The DIAGRAM Center is kicking-off a series of free, one-hour webinars to provide training in how to create digital accessible images, including tools, tips, tricks and resources.
The first webinar is July 17, 2012 at 3pm eastern/12noon pacific and will focus on creating accessible math images, giving participants a clear understanding of the end-to-end process of converting conventional math display into digital formats that can be accessed by students with print disabilities. Special attention will be given to the tools being created by the OSEP-funded DIAGRAM Center to facilitate image description.
Topics covered in this webinar will include:
- Braille math
- Spoken math
- Tools for authoring and reading image descriptions
- Research-based guidelines on describing STEM images
- Approaches, techniques and resources for describing math images
This free training webinar is highly recommended for anyone interested in accessible digital books including publishers, accessible media producers, teachers of the visually impaired, researchers and technologists. All experience levels are encouaged to attend.