Training, Events, and Resources

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UM Online Training Courses

Blackboard access is automatically available to all Ole Miss faculty, staff, and students using your webID and password. To participate in these courses, sign on to Blackboard, search for “UM Accessibility”, and select “Enroll”!

Available Now:

  • Understanding Impairments & the Impact of Accessibility
  • Creating an Accessible MS Word Document
  • How to Caption Recorded Videos
  • Understanding Law & Policy Governing Accessibility in Higher Education
  • Maintaining an Accessible Social Media Presence

Coming Soon:

  • Web Accessibility for Creators
  • Creating an Accessible Powerpoint Presentation

Free Accessibility Courses on the Web

Beyond what is available through UM, there are free online courses on the wider web.

Selected Articles and Tutorials on Accessibility Topics

Custom Training

To schedule a small group, customized, or departmental training, please email accessibility@olemiss.edu.

Training topics may include, but are not limited to:

  • Creating accessible content for your website
  • Ensuring PDFs are accessible and what to do if they aren’t
  • Creating “born accessible” documents