We are all content creators, from online course materials to documents and presentations. Therefore, we should all strive to make our content as accessible as possible. These resources offer some first steps to help make content accessible and to learn why this is such an important endeavor. For tools and content not covered here, contact firstname.lastname@example.org and we will do our best to help!
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- Quick Tips for Creating Accessible Content in Blackboard PDF
- Using UA Box for Notetakers PDF
- Windows 10 Accessibility Guide external link
- Macintosh OSX El Capitan Accessibility Guide external link
- W3C Web Accessibility Tutorials external link
Accessibility Guides created by UA Libraries (single-page PDFs):
The National Center on Disability and Access to Education (NCDAE)’s Cheat Sheets: external link
- Microsoft Word 2013 (Windows) external link
- Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 (Windows) external link
- PDF Conversion Microsoft Word/PowerPoint 2007/2011 (Windows) external link
- Creating Accessible Electronic Content external link
- Identifying Web Accessibility Issues external link
- Captioning YouTube Videos external link
Other Accessibility Organizations and Resources:
- World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Accessibility Initiative external link
- ITIC Voluntary Product Accessibility Template external link
- Web-Accessibility In Mind (Web-AIM) external link
- National Center on Disability and Access to Education (NCDAE) external link
- Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) external link
- Accessing Higher Ground external link
- Global Alliance on Accessible Technologies and Environments (GAATES) external link
This list-serve is open to any UA community member who is interested in learning and sharing knowledge about technology accessibility. It is a forum for event announcements, such as webinars and workshops; new resources and tutorials; and inquiries about accessibility topics and issues.
To request access to or information about the List-serve, Blackboard course, or Docsoft, contact Dr. Rachel Thompson in the Center for Instructional Technology at email@example.com.