Inclusive Design for Digital Media

This course introduces designers and artists to fundamental concepts in inclusive design. Topics include creating accessible online content, captioning and describing video, and an introduction to the social opportunities of inclusive design.

Students should gain an understanding of best practices in creating digital media that complies with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). In-class course is held in OCAD U's computer lab using the latest software.

This course is offered in partnership with OCAD University to offer a wide range of courses for enhancing your career expertise in web, design, photography, analytics, and technology.  Combine this course with four other Online Digital Media & Graphic Design courses to earn a Digital Media Skills Certificate.


Important registration details:

Courses offered in partnership with OCAD U are delivered through a series of tutorials and related assignments which students may complete at their own pace on the OCAD learning management system Canvas. The instructor is available throughout the course time period for questions and discussions. To learn more about course expectations, visit here.

As a student, you will receive an OCAD U user account, which will grant you access to Canvas. Your Canvas account will be enabled one week prior to the start date of your course. Please log in at canvas.ocadu.ca.

If you do not know your OCAD U User ID, please check your registration confirmation email. You can reset your password here.

If you need further help, please contact continuingstudies@ocadu.ca.

Learning Outcomes

  • Reasons for digital inclusion, including awareness of relevant regional legislation
  • Considerations for the design of accessible online media
  • Software and online tools, guidelines and methodologies for digital media inclusion
Location:
Online
Session:
Winter 2021
Date & Time:
4 Mar 2021 to 8 Apr 2021
  • 6 online classroom sessions
Instructor: Price:
$445.00 plus tax
Registration Deadline:
February 22, 2021

Course Requirements

Regular access to a computer with a high speed broadband internet connection is required.

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