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Accessibility: Free Online Class & Tips for PDFs

Equal access is essential for all students to fully participate in your class. Perhaps you are unsure of where to start or have questions about what exactly accessibility means. Here is a FREE, 6-week, self-paced online course available to all Faculty and Staff within the UNC System. Please consider registering! We also have accessibility tips for PDFs available on our blog and invite you to check them out.

Accessibility in the Classroom
Dates: July 2 - August 10
Registration: Online via Reporter

This course will provide an introduction to digital accessibility and offer multiple practical methods for incorporating accessibility into face-to-face, hybrid online, and online classrooms. Participants who complete the course successfully will receive a joint certificate from NC State University and the UNC System office!

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We're upgrading to Sakai 12 on August 6!

We have exciting news to share. We're upgrading to Sakai 12 on Monday, August 6th! Many exciting new features are coming with this upgrade and we invite you to check out our blog for more details. Here are some highlights!

  • Extended delivery for assessments for select individuals and groups
  • Gradebook performance enhancements
  • Gradebook interface improvements, including rendering of student grades for large classes
  • Optional Lessons subpage left navigation menu
  • Additional Lessons widgets for Announcements, Calendar, Forums, Resources, and personalized text
  • Accessibility improvements

While we will make every effort to minimize the outage that day, please plan for Sakai to be unavailable all day on August 6 while we apply the upgrade. Thank you for understanding!

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