Math Accessibility

Productive Failure: MathJax and Pressbooks

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As an OER specialist and accessibility advocate, I feel double pressure that when we create openly licensed materials, we have to hold ourselves towards the highest standards of accessibility. That’s not easy when we are talking about STEM, but it’s a responsibility I don’t take lightly. Online, when you have accessible math displayed in a …

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Building the SUNY Math Accessibility Cohort

Over the past year, I have been involved with a group of Instructional Designers, Librarians, Accessibility Professionals, and SUNY System Administration leadership that we called the SUNY Math Accessibility Cohort. Prior to building the cohort, I was being asked to run more sessions across SUNY on Accessibility in Math, MathML, and how to create math …

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Accessible Math: MathML, LaTeX, & Handwritten Math

For SUNY Accessibility Week, I participated by hosting a webinar on Accessible Math. I learned a lot about what makes math accessible working with the SUNY OER initiative. Often, I would be asked to convert books from format to format, and do it in a way that we did that promoted accessibility. It made me …

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