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EASI is a non-profit organization, commited to the belief that students and professionals with disabilities have the same right to access information technology as everyone else.

Creating and Repurposing More Accessible Content

Certificate in Accessible Information Technology

Everyone who completes an EASI course will receive an EASI document of completion for that course. Those completing 5 of these courses will earn the EASI Certificate in Accessible Information Technology.

Course Registration and Schedule

Course registration is $350 with a 20% discount for students. Overseas participants and EASI Annual Webinar members also qualify for the student discount.

Schedule for 2018: May 7, Nov. 5

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Course Description

This course is designed to support alternative media specialists in creating new documents that are more accessible, and converting existing documents into alternate formats such as Word, PDF, DAISY and ePub. Documents need to be well constructed which in turn facilitates accessibility. Documents also need to be repurposed to other formats based on an organizational need. Also the number of e-readers available today has exploded. Creators will also want to be familiar with various e-readers in order to direct users of their documents ways to read them. Some e-readers are accessible and others are not.

This course is designed to inspire as many questions as it might provide answers. 

Topics include:

Contents for Creating and Repurposing More Accessible Documents

Lesson 1: What makes a document accessible?

Lesson 2: Mastering Microsoft Word

Lesson 3: Repurposing content from Word doc or docx into Other Document Formats

Lesson 4: What to do with PowerPoint and Excel?

PowerPoint is primarily a support tool to accompany a live content. It supports the presentation in some way, but it normally does not carry the actual content. Excel, on the other hand, often does contain the relevant content when it benefits from being presented in a spreadsheet format. When a table in a Word document does the job, the information can be part of Word and can be repurposed that way. The need for Excel is when the content is large and could be provided as an attachment. Because there are times that a content provider may use either of these, This final lesson will touch briefly on each of these. This lesson has the following parts:


Registration is $350 or $280 for people from overseas or for Annual Webinar Members.

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