Automating accessibility within the learning management system

Scheduled at 8:00am in WB IV on Thursday, November 16 (2017).



  • Jeremy Olguin, Accessible Technology Manager, CSU Chico

Session Details

  • Length of Session: 1-hr
  • Format: Lecture
  • Expertise Level: Beginner
  • Type of session: General Conference


This interactive lecture will highlight the strategy, collaborative organizational planning, vendor partnerships, and campus governance structures required to begin mitigating potential accessibility liabilities. Come learn ways to address existing resource limitations and content creation workflows.


This presentation will focus on ways to cut down the manual steps of content accessibility. CSU Chico has been implemented a captioning system using Kaltura and is now in the process of piloting Blackboard Ally. Participants will see the workflows, communication plan, project plan etc. that go with such an undertaking. Nicolaas Mathijs from Blackboard will give information on the importance of having a solid foundation during implementation. David Rowe of Chico State will provide the technical implementation details along with sharing code etc. Jeff Rubenstein of Kaltura will provide attendees with the information from the Chico instance as well as where we are planning on taking it in the future. I (Jeremy Olguin) hold the responsibility of the project, communication and implementation plans listed above.


  1. Managing content through the lifecycle
  2. Automating manual accessibility steps
  3. Developing a foundation for accessibility on your campus

Disability Areas

Topic Areas

Administrative/Campus Policy, Alternate Format, Assistive Technology, Uncategorized, Web/Media Access

Speaker Bio(s)

Jeremy Olguin

After 14 years in the field I have held jobs from alternative media coordinator to my current title of Accessible Technology Manager. I have worked at 4 different campuses, 3 in the Cal State system. I was around for the foundations of the ATI and am proud to be a current part of the ATI network team.