Michael Brooks is an Educational Technology Consultant with Penn State World Campus. His responsibilities focus on instantiating accessibility and usability within online courses, as well as incorporating current technologies in them. His expertise in these areas has been developed through formal education and training, conducting user testing, and working directly with users of varying abilities.
Since starting with Penn State, Michael has provided usability and accessibility consultation on projects, course designs, and educational web technologies implemented across various colleges and units at the University. He has developed and presented a wide range of training and seminars on the topic of accessibility, and currently serves on several accessibility advisory committees, both internal and external to Penn State, regarding accessibility policy and design practices.