With numerous accessibility requirements and guidelines to follow in Canada and the US, creating accessible eLearning courses can sometimes seem challenging. Furthermore, when discussing accessible design there often comes the assumption that interactivity will have to be sacrificed in order to create an inclusive learning experience.
In this creative workshop, we will share with you some of the learning and design strategies we've come up with to make accessible eLearning modules appealing and fun without overengineering your module design and production.
Education and technology are Nicole's great passions. For over 20 years, she has focused on creating educational media projects and teaching. During her years with Groupe Média TFO, Nicole helped create and manage fun and educational websites and mobile apps for people of all ages. Her background in project management, teaching, educational consulting, and instructional design, makes her a versatile professional.
At ellicom, Nicole has designed projects focusing on soft skills development, knowledge enhancement, onboarding, security awareness, and software application training. She has also created projects using accessible design, making training available to all users. Nicole has worked for clients such as UNICEF, Bank of Canada, Canada Post, CGI, Loblaw, and the Canadian National Railway Company.
Nicole is a proud Franco-Ontarian, born and raised in southern Ontario. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Film Studies from York University, a Bachelor of Education from the University of Ottawa, and a certificate in eLearning from the University of Toronto.