On-Line Training

UTA Canvas Courses

Accessibility In Your Course

All UTA faculty, staff and students can self-enroll in the Canvas course, “Accessibility In Your Course”. This course is an excellent resource and covers a wide variety of accessibility topics including documents, videos and webpages. The course is provided by UTA’s Center for Distance Education.

Accessibility (websites)

All UTA faculty and staff can self-enroll in the Canvas course, “Accessibility”, designed for web developers and web content contributors. This course is an excellent resource and covers a wide variety of web-related accessibility topics. The course is provided by UTA’s Knowledge Services.

Ally

Ally training resources are available for both students and faculty. On-line and in-person options are provided.

LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.Com)

All UTA employees have access to LinkedIn Learning. Visit linkedin.com/learning and log in with your UTA credentials. You will find many on-line classes that address accessibility issues from Adobe Acrobat Accessibility to Web Accessibility. These classes are free to all UTA employees. Visit the Staff Development page on the Human Resources webpage for more information.

WebAIM

WebAIM is hosted by Utah State University. This article, Introduction to Web Accessibility, is an excellent resource if you are new to electronic accessibility or need a refresher.

Learning Zone (Skillsoft)

Access Learning Zone for a variety of on-line classes, including topics related to accessibility with your UTA Single Sign On. More information is available from Human Resources on their Staff Development webpage.

Access University from Level Access (provided by DIR)

Information from the DIR webpage: The Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) is pleased to announce a new learning management system, Access University from Level Access. The new, robust system is available at NO CHARGE to state agency employees and state funded institutions of higher education. 

Access University is role based, with content that addresses accessibility topics for a multitude of positions where IT accessibility plays a role including:

  • Developers
  • Designers
  • QA
  • Engineers and Specialists
  • Content Authors
  • Procurement Staff
  • Managers
  • HR

Enrolling for courses is easy.  Send your first name, last name, and State of Texas email address to ampsupport@levelaccess.com. Within 3 business days you will receive a confirmation email stating your account has been created and be given log in instructions. If you don’t receive that info within 3 business days, please contact ampsupport@levelaccess.com.

More information can be found at the following locations:
Level Access website
Access University Informational Brochure – PDF (562 KB)