Tweet Others the Way You Want to be Tweeted: Accessible Social Media

Educators often use social media to share their work, encourage attendance at department functions, and advertise future course offerings. But do you know how to ensure that your social media postings are accessible? Join our session to learn about alternative text, CamelCase, image captioning, closed captions, and using color in social media postings.

About the Presenters:
Jenna Ashley is an Instructional Technologist with the Center for Learning and Teaching at Old Dominion University, and a former secondary inclusion mathematics teacher. Jenna is a Google Certified Trainer, Google Certified Coach, a Global GEG Leader, and a Canvas Certified Educator. She is also physically disabled, neurodivergent, and hearing impaired and enjoys helping others make content that is accessible to all.

Chrystal Trapani is an Instructional Technologist with the Center for Learning and Teaching, an adjunct instructor in the Department of English, and a doctoral graduate student at Old Dominion University Instructional Design and Technology program. She blends her experience working with first-generation and non-traditional students, curriculum development, creating interactive and accessible online course content, and training and mentoring faculty in order to help them achieve positive student outcomes and success. She helps her colleagues gain strong, working knowledge of how to make course content successful for students of all learning abilities.