Digital Accessibility Foundations
Earners of the Digital Accessibility Foundations badge completed the first phase of UCO’s Digital Accessibility Coalition for faculty and staff. It offers the learner foundational knowledge of web and document accessibility principles and provides an overview of important web-accessibility concepts, suitable for both technical and non-technical users. As a result of this course, the learner will be able to apply digital accessibility foundational knowledge to everyday practice.
What can you do with this micro-credential?
- Identify how people with disabilities interact with digital spaces.
- Identify fundamental digital accessibility principles and guidelines.
- Identify universal design principles and guidelines for learning.
- Locate additional resources.
- Develop a foundation for digital accessibility terminology.
- Recognize components of the best digital accessibility experience.
- Develop a value structure and appreciation for digital accessibility.
- UCO faculty, staff and graduate students
- Self-paced, online.
- Cohorts will be created based on interest and availability.
- Those interested should email email@example.com for registration information.
- This micro-credential is sponsored by UCO's Center for eLearning and Connected Environments (CeCE) at no cost to participants.
- Darren Denham, digital accessibility consultant
What is a micro-credential?
Micro-credentials provide new opportunities to demonstrate specific knowledge, skills and abilities in ways that create a more complete picture of your capabilities. Upon successful completion and verification of the micro-credential requirements, you will be issued a digital badge that can be displayed and verified online, such as on resumes or professional social media profiles. Digital micro-credentials can provide another way to demonstrate your achievement of competencies and allows you to clearly communicate your capabilities to others.