Accessible IT & TeachingCopyright: © Mario Irrmischer
Various institutions are entrusted with inclusion and accessibility in the digital space.
RWTH Aachen University strives to make its website accessible in accordance with national legislation implementing Directive (EU) 2016/2102 of the European Parliament and of the Council. Further information can be found in the Website Accessibility Statement.
The responsible department is Department 5.5 - IT Strategy and IT Management.
Further information on the topic of accessibility in IT can be found on the following subpage.
There is a RWTH website in easy language.
Supporting the implementation of accessibility in teaching is one of the tasks of the CLS (Center for Teaching and Learning Services). Information (in German) on designing barrier-free teaching can be found in the RWTHmoodle learning space "LehrBar" under the heading "Lehre barrierearm gestalten". Feel free to use the "Handreichung Dokumente barrierearm gestalten", which was created by the CLS department ExAcT and Mentoring and can be found in the "LehrBar".
Accessibility in RWTHmoodle means that the learning platform can be found, accessed and used without difficulty by people with disabilities. A self-study course of the Moodle Academy and guidelines for barrier-free course design is available here.
Social Media accessible for people with disabilities
Here you find brief instructions on how to make your social media posts accessible.
Training: SocialMedia inclusive and accessible (in German)
Video with Heiko Kunert and Laura M. Schwengber, recorded at the Digital Assessibility Summit. Digital Accessibility in Germany on 20.05.2021 on behalf of the Federal Government.
Test procedures for technical aspects of inclusive digital education offers (in German)
Article by Dr. Björn Fisseler from the dossier Diversity and Accessibility in the series of the Hochschulforum Digitalisierung.
The 8-part video series from the University of Leipzig introduces the basics, legal aspects of BITV 2.0 and concrete implementation of accessibility when using common software. The videos can be viewed individually on YouTube. The videos are also accessible for users who rely on German sign language.