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2015 Summer Retreat

June 8 & 9, 2015

Kettunen Center
Tustin, MI
directions to Conference Center



To register online - click here

Center Lake

June 8
11:30 am

Registration & Check In
12 noon Lunch 
1:00-2:15 p.m.

Web Accessibility for Online Educators - Part I

What you need to know about Web Accessibility and Why

This hands-on workshop will focus on how eLearning professionals can address the accessibility issues with their online classes and services. Our workshop leader, Karen Sorensen is the Accessibility Advocate for Online Courses at Portland Community College in Oregon. She is also the instructor of the Web Accessibility MOOC for Online Educators (WAMOE). We will be looking at what 'web accessbility means' and working on how to create accessible images, diagrams, charts, PowerPoints, webpages, PDFs, and a few more...including accessible audio, video and HTML content for online courses.

2:30-3:00 pm State Authorization Update - Ronda Edwards
3:00-5:00 pm

Web Accessibility for Online Educators - Part 2 - Karen Sorensen

How to create accessible images, diagrams & charts. Audio & video accessibility.

5:30 p.m.

Dinner 
6:30 p.m. Free Time - kayak the lake or walk the trails 
7:30 p.m. Annual Membership meeting 
8:30 p.m. Bonfire at the lake 
June 9
7:30 a.m.
Breakfast 
8:15 - 8:30 a.m.
MCO Open Educational Resources Project - Ronda Edwards
8:30-11:55 a.m.

Web Accessibility for Online Educators - Part 3 - Karen Sorensen

Putting it together in an accessible web page, word doc, PowerPoint or PDF

12 noon

Lunch & Conference Evaluation 
 
picture of Karen SorensenKaren Sorensen is the Accessibility Advocate for Online Courses at Portland Community College. She has a background in web development, a masters in educational policy and administration, and is also the instructor of the Web Accessibility MOOC for Online Educators (WAMOE).

Cost includes 4 meals and 1 night of lodging
(must register by June 1, 2015 to receive these rates)

Member rate - double occupancy $150
Member rate - single occupancy $170
Non-member rate-double occupancy $190
Non-member rate-single occupancy $210

 

 

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