Designing for Accessibility in Online and Blended Learning

There are many simple design elements you can build into your online course to support students with disabilities, while at the same time improving the course experience for all students. By designing with accessibility in mind, you'll anticipate the needs of a variety of students and will be less likely to have to make changes to course formatting once the course begins.

Accessible Word and PDF Documents (6 min)

This short video will cover how to make your word and PDF documents more easily readable for text-to-speech assistive reading devices.

Video Transcripts and Closed Captioning (4 min)

In this video, learn about different ways you can provide a text with your course videos.

Creating Accessible OWL Course Sites (5 min)

Apply elements from the first two videos with techniques for creating a more accessible OWL site to create an accessible course for your students.



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