Creating Accessible Materials
Accessibility of Online Course Content: http://www.pcc.edu/resources/instructional-support/access/ [Accessed 11 October 2019]
Making Electronic Documents Accessible: http://mn.gov/mnit/programs/accessibility/electronic-documents.jsp [Accessed 11 October 2019]
Online Course Design: http://er.educause.edu/articles/2017/1/ada-compliance-for-online-course-design [Accessed 11 October 2019]
European Blind Union Clear Print Guidelines: Guidelines-for-producing-clear-print [Accessed 11 October 2019]
Microsoft teacher training on producing accessible materials: https://education.microsoft.com/courses-and-resources/courses/training-teachers-to-author-accessible-content [Accessed 11 October 2019]
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]