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Digital Accessibility in Course Design available on-demand

December 6, 2022

The Digital Accessibility Office (DAO) has added to its roster of self-paced training. The on-demand version of Digital Accessibility in Course Design complements the Digital Accessibility Awareness introductory course, introduced as a self-paced course in March. Aimed at instructors who … Continued

EDUCAUSE conference showcases “world-class” program

November 11, 2022

The 2022 EDUCAUSE Annual Conference, held in Denver in late October, featured two presentations by ITS staff members, Kate Hash, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Customer Experience & Engagement, and Chelsea Porter, interim Head of Digital Accessibility. EDUCASE is “the largest … Continued

A student’s perspective on digital accessibility training

July 21, 2022

Lila Davidson has been a student worker for ITS Communications since March 2022. In this first-person piece, she discusses experiencing her first digital accessibility training with the Digital Accessibility Office, a unit housed within ITS. But first, a little more … Continued

Accessibility conference draws more than 300

June 30, 2022

June 16 marked another successful digital accessibility conference co-organized by the Digital Accessibility Office (DAO), a unit of ITS.   The NC Higher Ed Accessibility Collaborative, a group of accessibility advocates from UNC system schools, organized the free conference for a … Continued

Improve your Zoom with new features

June 21, 2022

1. Have fun  We use Zoom for more than just meetings — holiday parties, birthdays, happy hours and team building sessions give us opportunities to have fun with our colleagues. In the early days, virtual backgrounds were the only way … Continued

Kim Vassiliadis gains new title, outlines priorities

May 13, 2022

Kim Vassiliadis, who has worked for ITS for seven years, has gained a new title: Director, Digital Experience & Communications. Effective as of April, Vassiliadis’ new title reflects the new responsibilities she gained with the ITS reorganization in July 2021 … Continued

Digital Accessibility Office debuts self-paced training

March 23, 2022

The Digital Accessibility Office (DAO) now has an online self-paced version of its popular Digital Accessibility Awareness training. The goal of this introductory training is to teach the campus community about digital accessibility and how campus members can apply it … Continued

Siteimprove showcases Carolina’s digital accessibility efforts

October 4, 2021

The Digital Accessibility Office’s efforts to create an inclusive digital experience for everyone at UNC-Chapel Hill are chronicled on the website of a global tech company. In September, Siteimprove, a Danish company that provides digital marketing optimization technology, published a … Continued