Entente Canada-Québec grants Concordia $550,000+ for online learning accessibility

Concordia University has received $550K from Entente Canada-Québec, a provincial funding envelope, in support of an initiative to make the university’s digital learning environments more accessible. A Concordia release states that the initiative seeks to build a provincial knowledge-exchange network; benchmark existing accessibility levels of its digital learning environments; promote accessible design tools in learning management systems; and produce online faculty training programs in Quebec. The accessibility initiative is part of the university’s overall digital strategy, which consists of a shared vision and roadmap to be drafted in consultation with key stakeholders, Concordia adds.

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