Create Accessible Course Content

Planning for accessibility in your course materials is much easier than you might imagine. And by following a few accessibility guidelines, you can ensure that all students in your course are able to access your content and experience the rich learning experience you have planned for them. Use the following guidelines when creating new materials and revising existing materials that you have used in previous terms.

Use Semantic Structure, Style and Tags

Increase Readability

Use Descriptive Hyperlinks

Provide Alternative Text

Avoid Color Coding

Use Sufficient Color Contrast

Adobe PDF Documents

Microsoft PowerPoint

Video and Multimedia

Accessibility Checkers

Use available automated accessibility checkers available with software programs and also manual checklists to ensure your web-based content is accessible.