Creating Accessible Course Content
Providing resources on how to create accessible content is not currently in Teach Access’ scope, but we often get requests about how to make course content accessible. The following are resources that may be of use:
- Make your content accessible to everyone (Microsoft page)
- This resource contains materials for making accessible Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files, as well as emails in Outlook.
- Penn State course accessibility tips (Penn State page)
- Here is information relating to general course accessibility and how to work with STEM/technical content and foreign language content.
- 20 Tips for Teaching an Accessible Online Course (University of Washington page)
- 20 basic guidelines that Sheryl Burgstahler follows when she develops her own online courses.
- Accessibility of Online Content (Portland Community College page)
- Resources to help faculty and staff meet the WCAG 2.0 (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines) AA standards.
- Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Guidelines (UDL page)
- These guidelines offer a set of concrete suggestions that can be applied to any discipline or domain to ensure that all learners can access and participate in meaningful, challenging learning opportunities.