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Online Learning Series on Accessible Materials & Technologies

Earn Credits:
The AEM Center's Online Learning Series on Canvas are pre-approved for Continuing Accessibility Education Credit (CAEC) for the IAAP Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC) credential. If you currently hold IAAP Certification, you can submit documentation of module completion from your credit provider through IAAP’s online Continuing Accessibility Education Credit submission forms.

Welcome to the Canvas: Online Learning Series on Accessible Materials & Technologies, curated by the National Center on Accessible Educational Materials (AEM) at CAST. Our mission is to empower educators in understanding and implementing accessible materials and technologies. Whether you are a beginner eager to start or a seasoned learner aiming to deepen your knowledge, we are excited to be a part of your AEM learning journey.

We highly encourage state agencies, districts, teacher education programs, universities, workforce agencies, and other entities to consider adopting the Canvas: Online Learning Series on Accessible Materials and Technologies course for training on best practices for providing accessible materials and technologies for all learners who need them.

How to Access the Course

To access the course, please visit Canvas: Online Learning Series on Accessible Materials and Technologies. You do not need to create an account to access the topics and may begin at your own pace.

How to Import the Course

To learn how to import the Online Learning Series on Accessible Materials and Technologies course from Commons directly into your own Canvas course, please visit How do I import and view a Commons resource in Canvas? Imported resources retain their original published or unpublished status.

Note: when searching in Commons please search for “Online Learning Series on Accessible Materials and Technologies".

How to Navigate the Course 

There is an array of topics that await your exploration within this Canvas course. You can begin with Topic 1 and progress sequentially or find the topics that pique your interest. Expect regular additions to our content, so please check back for updates!

Each topic includes an introductory page highlighting its significance, a foundational video to establish fundamentals, and choice of a learning pathway for you to select. These pathways serve as gateways to enrich your understanding and offer a variety of resources. You also have the opportunity to capture your insights and progress with My AEM Journal, a downloadable accessible resource.

As this course is fully asynchronous, there is no feedback or credit for the modules. However, credit-bearing entities are free to use and adapt the modules in accordance with the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike-4.0 International License (CC BY-SA 4.0).

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