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Event Georgia Tech's Free ICT Accessibility MOOC: A Focus on Accessibility for All
Type Webinar
Description AMAC Accessibility Solutions & Research Center at Georgia Tech has dedicated their expertise and resources to develop a MOOC that focuses specifically on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Accessibility. In collaboration with G3iCT and Georgia Tech, the course is now available on the edX platform. In this introductory course, you will learn how to measure your organization's ICT accessibility needs and assess the importance of maintaining an inclusive workplace for both employees and customers with disabilities. This six-week course consists of modules detailing some of the primary ICT accessibility obstacles facing organizations today.
Start Date/Time 05-25-2016 11:00 am
End Date/Time 05-25-2016 12:00 pm
Time Zone EST
Presenter Carolyn Phillips is the Tools for Life Director. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia and her master's degree from the University of Kentucky. She is a nationally recognized consultant in the field of assistive technology and disabilities. She has spoken to numerous groups on topics that include assistive technology, advocacy, self-determination and living with a learning disability. Carolyn serves as Director of Tools for Life, the Georgia Assistive Technology Act Program and Pass It On Center, the National Assistive Technology Reuse Technical Assistance and Coordination Center.

Norah Sinclair is an Instructional Technology and User Support Specialist at AMAC. She works as a Customer Support and Instructional Technology Specialist supporting AMAC's member students, disability service providers, and staff. She has a Master's degree in Media Arts from the University of South Carolina and instructional technology teaching endorsement from North Carolina State University.

John Rempel is Quality Control and Training Specialist with AMAC. He brings more than 18 years of training experience to AMAC, with certifications and extensive experience as an AT Specialist, Vision Rehabilitation Therapist, and Orientation & Mobility Specialist for individuals with vision loss. As a Quality Control and Training Specialist with AMAC, John oversees the AccessGA initiative and provides ICT accessibility related trainings and audits to state agencies, Higher Ed and For Profits.
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