Electronic and Information Technology Accessibility Training Available Online

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Electronic and Information Technology Accessibility Training Available Online

SUNY has entered into an agreement with Deque Systems Inc. to provide accessibility training across all SUNY campuses. The primary focus of this program is Electronic and Information Technology (EIT) Accessibility training.

Deque University is an online digital accessibility training platform that provides comprehensive training on a wide variety of topics including web accessibility, document accessibility, accessibility testing, and more.

Curriculum

The full curriculum contains more than 30 courses that will be valuable to web developers, content editors, and all faculty and staff who create online materials (see the Deque University website for details).

The courses are online, self-paced, and take from 30 minutes to six hours to complete. Most courses will take 60 to 90 minutes. Courses are designed for a wide range of technical skills from easy to advanced. The introduction page included for each course provides information on the primary intended audience, technical level, suggested prerequisites, and duration.

Courses are arranged into several curricula including Web Accessibility, Document Accessibility, Native Mobile Apps, and Customer Service for People with Disabilities. Courses include quizzes that—when successfully completed—provide a course certificate.

Access

There are no restrictions on the number of users and costs are being covered by SUNY. There is no charge to individuals or departments. Any Brockport faculty, staff, or student can request access. The full curriculum will be available.

To request access, please complete the signup form at the link below. This information will be passed on to Deque on a weekly basis. You will receive a welcome email from Deque with login instructions. If you don’t receive the email, please check your Junk email folder.

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Contact:

Bob Cushman: EIT Accessibility Officer, rcushman@brockport.edu

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