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November 14, 2017

Resources for Content Accessibility

Purpose

This post is a compilation of University resources regarding content accessibility specifically focused on Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat.

Creating accessible Word Documents and PDFs

The Center for Media and Educational Technologies (CMET) conducted a training session on how to create accessible files using a Windows-based machine. Links to their documentation can be found in the Tutorials section below.

Additionally, Microsoft Office Support has documentation on how to ensure that your Word documents are accessible. Tips include how to add alt text to images, tables, charts, SmartArt graphics, color-coding text, and more.

Tutorials

Creating accessible Excel spreadsheets

Microsoft Office Support has documentation on how to ensure that your Excel spreadsheets are accessible. Tips include how to add alt text to images, tables, charts, SmartArt, and more.

Tutorial

Creating accessibility PowerPoint presentations

Microsoft Office Support has documentation on how to ensure that your PowerPoint presentations are accessible. Tips include how to add alt text to images, tables, charts, SmartArt graphics, determining slide order, and more.

Tutorial

Universal Design in College Instruction

The Teaching Effectiveness Program (TEP) has created a resource on how to plan and implement tenets of universal design for college instruction.

Universal Design or Inclusive Design is the formation of a classroom experience that is accessible to the diverse learning communities we encounter in higher education. Course design following these guidelines is accomplished through thoughtful planning, implementing, and evaluating instruction.

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