Deque University - Accessibility Training

Deque University

Online, Self-Paced Accessibility Training

SUNY has entered into an agreement with Deque Systems Inc. to provide accessibility training across all SUNY campuses. Deque University is an online digital accessibility training platform that provides comprehensive training on a wide variety of topics including web accessibility, document accessibility, accessibility management, testing, disability etiquette and more.

The courses are online, self-paced, and take from 30 minutes to 6 hours to complete. Most courses will take 60 to 90 minutes. Courses are designed for a wide range of technical skills, from easy to advanced. The introduction page included for each course provides information on the primary intended audience, technical level, suggested prerequisites, and duration.

Access to Deque University

  • The full curriculum is available at no charge to SUNY Delhi employees. Below is a sampling of courses available. 
  • Requests will be forwarded to Deque on a weekly basis, and you will receive a welcome email from Deque with login instructions.
  • Questions about Deque University courses may be directed to: Kenneth Fass at fassko@delhi.edu

Course Recommendations by Role


Executive Leadership

  • Accessibility Fundamentals: Disabilities, Guidelines, and Laws
  • Accessibility Program Management

Faculty

  • Accessibility Fundamentals: Disabilities, Guidelines, and Laws
  • Basic Web and Document Accessibility for Content Contributors
  • Document Accessibility Courses as needed (Word, PDF, etc.)

Human Resources

  • Accessibility Fundamentals: Disabilities, Guidelines, and Laws
  • Serving Customers with Disabilities
  • Disability Etiquette Basics
  • Effective Communication, Part 1: Communication in Person
  • Effective Communication, Part 2: Remote Communication

Student Affairs Professionals

  • Accessibility Fundamentals: Disabilities, Guidelines, and Laws
  • Serving Customers with Disabilities
  • Disability Etiquette Basics
  • Effective Communication, Part 1: Communication in Person
  • Effective Communication, Part 2: Remote Communication
  • Basic Web and Document Accessibility for Content Contributors
  • Document Accessibility Courses as needed (Word, PDF, etc.)

Academic advisors

  • Accessibility Fundamentals: Disabilities, Guidelines, and Laws
  • Serving Customers with Disabilities
  • Disability Etiquette Basics
  • Effective Communication, Part 1: Communication in Person
  • Effective Communication, Part 2: Remote Communication
  • Basic Web and Document Accessibility for Content Contributors
  • Document Accessibility Courses as needed (Word, PDF, etc.)

Health/Wellness

  • Accessibility Fundamentals: Disabilities, Guidelines, and Laws
  • Serving Customers with Disabilities
  • Disability Etiquette Basics
  • Effective Communication, Part 1: Communication in Person
  • Effective Communication, Part 2: Remote Communication

Admissions & Enrollment

  • Accessibility Fundamentals: Disabilities, Guidelines, and Laws
  • Serving Customers with Disabilities
  • Disability Etiquette Basics
  • Effective Communication, Part 1: Communication in Person
  • Effective Communication, Part 2: Remote Communication
  • Basic Web and Document Accessibility for Content Contributors
  • Document Accessibility Courses as needed (Word, PDF, etc.)

Instructional Designers

  • Accessibility Fundamentals: Disabilities, Guidelines, and Laws
  • Designing an Accessible User Experience
  • Visual Design and Colors
  • Responsive Design and Zoom
  • Basic Web and Document Accessibility for Content Contributors
  • Document Accessibility Courses as needed (Word, PDF, etc.)

Diversity

  • Accessibility Fundamentals: Disabilities, Guidelines, and Laws
  • Serving Customers with Disabilities
  • Disability Etiquette Basics
  • Effective Communication, Part 1: Communication in Person
  • Effective Communication, Part 2: Remote Communication

Business office/purchasing

  • Accessibility Fundamentals: Disabilities, Guidelines, and Laws

Document Creators/Editors
Fundamentals course + any of the below as needed

  • Accessibility Fundamentals: Disabilities, Guidelines, and Laws
  • Basic Web and Document Accessibility for Content Contributors
  • MS Word Accessibility
  • MS PowerPoint Accessibility
  • MS Excel Accessibility
  • InDesign Accessibility
  • PDF Accessibility Basic
  • PDF Accessibility Advanced
  • EPUB Accessibility

Program Managers

  • Accessibility Fundamentals: Disabilities, Guidelines, and Laws
  • Accessibility Program Management

IAAP CPACC (Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies) Exam Preparation:

Questions

Questions about Deque University may be directed to:
Kenneth Fass
Email: fassko@delhi.edu