Introduction to Designing for Accessibility

Self-Paced: Intro to Designing for Accessibility


We want all our students to have a great learning experience, don't we?  Designing with usability/accessibility in mind gives ALL students the chance to learn more effectively. This self-paced mini-course will introduce you to strategies for identifying and eliminating barriers to learning in your Canvas course.

PLEASE NOTE: Self-paced non-facilitated courses are not eligible to receive a badge from CVC-OEI or continuing education units from Fresno Pacific.


This course is part of the Course Design Academy (CDA) Certificate. All participants in the Academy are encouraged to complete this course as an initial introduction to the accessibility challenges that occur most often in online courses.
Duration: self-paced
Time Commitment: approximately 60 minutes
Level of Difficulty: easy

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:

  • Identify what online course content needs to be made accessible
  • Describe the three elements of Universal Design for Learning
  • Name six usability formatting elements that can easily be addressed within Canvas

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