From: Division of Information Technology

Three faculty/staff members practice using accessible technologies to solve a breakout themed puzzle.

Save the date for the inaugural Accessibility Hackathon, sponsored by Technology-enhanced Learning and Online Strategies (TLOS), a unit of the Division of IT. The Hackathon is a come and go as you please event, where members of our Accessible Technologies staff will be available to answer your accessibility questions. Topics will include but are not limited to:

  • Creating or editing closed captions

  • Checking color contrast

  • Testing your content (Canvas or websites) for accessibility

  • Using or testing with assistive technologies

The Accessibility Hackathon will take place on August 16 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Newman Library Athenaeum (Room 124) or via Zoom at https://virginiatech.zoom.us/j/847701424. Interested participants are asked to RSVP so adequate support staff will be available during peak hours.

Please direct questions to assist@vt.edu.