Creating Accessible Content
Create Accessible Course Content: OEI Rubric Section D
Using section D of the Online Course Design Rubric, learn how to create accessible content from the beginning.
7 Steps to Making Content Accessible in Canvas
Learn simple tips for making your content in Canvas accessible.
Quick Fixes Using Tools to Create Accessible Content
See faculty using the Canvas accessibility checker, Grackle (free tool for Google files), Adobe Acrobat DC, and Ally, to create original accessible files and to identify and fix accessibility issues in older resources in a Canvas course. Get some tips about how to use each of these tools efficiently to maximize faculty time and student accessibility.
Canvas and Your Accessibility Toolbox
Instructors are certainly aware of the challenge in making their course content accessible. What many aren't aware of are the tools available to help them with that goal. In this presentation, participants will see three powerful tools that can diagnose and even fix accessibility issues within their Canvas course.
Getting the Most Out of Ally
This session will focus on using Ally’s features – Alternative Formats, Instructor Feedback, and the Institutional Report – to their fullest potential. Please join us during the session, where we will discuss the ways colleges, faculty and students can maximize the use of Ally.
5-Day Challenge: Creating Accessible Canvas Content
In 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.
Pages vs. PDFs: The Simple Way to Cure Accessibility Headaches
The HTML environment (meaning pages in a Canvas course) is the most user-friendly for both screen reader devices and mobile devices. On top of that, remediating Word, PowerPoint and PDF files to make them accessible is not something many instructors know how to do. In this episode of Byte-sized, we’ll show you the best way to resolve that dilemma.
Making Your Tables Accessible in Canvas - in 15 Seconds or Less
Tables can be a useful way to organize certain types of content visually. But tables add an extra layer of complexity for students using a screen reader device which means it’s imperative your tables are formatted properly. Never fear! The Canvas Accessibility Checker is here to save the day.
Check Your Links
Hate getting messages from students about broken links in your course? With Canvas’ link validator tool, you can verify what’s working and what’s not before you publish your course each term. It’s a great way to save time now and headaches later. Very nifty!
Creating Accessible Canvas Content
In 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.