Educational Technology Consultant
Michael Brooks is an educational technology consultant and focuses on user experience, instantiates accessibility and usability within online courses, and incorporates current technologies in them. He cultivated expertise in these areas through formal education and training in addition to 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.