Creating Accessible Materials
Accessibility of Online Course Content: http://www.pcc.edu/resources/instructional-support/access/ [Accessed 18 May 2017]
Making Electronic Documents Accessible: http://mn.gov/mnit/programs/accessibility/electronic-documents.jsp [Accessed 18 May 2017]
Online Course Design: http://er.educause.edu/articles/2017/1/ada-compliance-for-online-course-design [Accessed 18 May 2017]
European Blind Union Clear Print Guidlines: http://www.euroblind.org/media/ebu-media/Guidelines-for-producing-clear-print.pdf [Accessed 25 July 2017]
Microsoft teacher training on producing accessible materials: https://education.microsoft.com/courses-and-resources/courses/training-teachers-to-author-accessible-content [Accessed 22nd August 2017]
Vision Australia’s partner, Benetech has provided an initiative called Poet Training Tool which provides best practice guidelines and exercises that will help you grow your skills in writing effective image descriptions benefiting everyone who needs to access your digital documents, web pages and mobile apps.
This free resource is broken up into 3 helpful sections:
- Helps you determine when a description is actually needed.
- Provides guidelines on how to write an effective description (with examples).
- Upload content and practice writing your own descriptions.
Recommended by Alastair McNaught from JISC [Accessed 22nd January 2019]