5-Day Challenge: Creating Accessible Canvas Content
n this short "Do it For Yourself" challenge, you will not only learn how to create accessible course content from the beginning of your design process, but you will also begin to see how important this is to your students' success! Each day you can plan to spend about 20-30 minutes on the activity. We'll also share some easy-to-use resources and teaching aids that can support you after you've completed this 5-day Challenge.
Each challenge is set up as a 20-minute daily activity to be completed across 5 days.
- Day 1: Create Heading Styles & Lists
- Day 2: Create Descriptive Links & Table Headers
- Day 3: Color Contrast & Meaning
- Day 4: Create Alt Text for Images
- Day 5: Captioning Your Videos Accurately
5-Day Challenges are designed for those new to Canvas who need to build a basic framework to build on.
Duration: 5 days (self-paced)
Time Commitment: 20 minutes for each of 5 daily challenges
Level of Difficulty: Beginning
Format: Self-paced course
Optional Graduate-Level University Credit: Continuing Education credit is not available for self-paced courses.
By the end of this course, you will be able to understand Section D of the Online Education Initiative (OEI) Course Design Rubric and will have the necessary knowledge to apply the main usability/accessibility enhancements to your Canvas pages:
- Heading Styles
- Descriptive Links
- Alt Text (for images)
- Accurate Video Captions
Dropping a Course
We know that sometimes even the best-laid plans go awry. If you find you need to drop your @ONE course, please:
- Log in to @ONE registration Catalog.
- From your student dashboard, select the “drop the course” option.
NOTE: If you drop prior to the first day of class, Contact Us to request a refund.