What’s Accessibility Got To Do, Got To Do With It? Captioning Your Videos

Accessibility is just so cool! It takes a little extra effort, but once you've done it for a class, you usually don't have to do it again (hint: create a Master Class in Canvas for each course you teach and make all changes there -- then you can just export the most recent version of … Continue reading What’s Accessibility Got To Do, Got To Do With It? Captioning Your Videos

What’s Accessibility Got To Do, Got To Do With It? Alternate Text for Your Images

Welcome to the second installment of tips for making your Canvas courses more accessible! Use alternative text for images Nearly all editors allow for alternate text to go along with images. This alternate text gets picked up by a screenreader and is read aloud to the user. You can add alternate text to images in … Continue reading What’s Accessibility Got To Do, Got To Do With It? Alternate Text for Your Images

What’s Accessibility Got To Do, Got To Do With It? Using Headings in Your Documents

At the recent WACUG Conference that I went to, I had the fortunate opportunity to attend a session on making Canvas accessible to all students. There are all kinds of resources that were shared, which I will link at the bottom of this post, but I just wanted to give you an idea of some … Continue reading What’s Accessibility Got To Do, Got To Do With It? Using Headings in Your Documents

Tegrity Captions and AST – The Story Behind the News

I just read Automatic Sync Technology’s (AST) August newsletter and was pleased to see their announcement that they are partnering with Tegrity to streamline service.  Kathy and Eric have been doing a lot of work to mediate between the two companies to provide captioning service for us.  I love what these companies have done to … Continue reading Tegrity Captions and AST – The Story Behind the News

Accessibility and Microsoft Products

I was listening to a presentation about Universal Design in Learning, and this website was mentioned: Microsoft Accessibility Technology for Everyone There's information there for modifying a wide variety of Microsoft products, including Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2000; Office 2010, 2007, 2003; Word 2002; Outlook 2002; and Internet Explorer 7, 8, and 9. As an … Continue reading Accessibility and Microsoft Products

Several tools to increase accessibility of instructional videos

From 3/1/2011 ATL Digest made by the office of Assessment, Teaching and Learning Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges Contact: Noreen Light nlight@sbctc.edu Several tools to increase accessibility of instructional videos: Western Kentucky University, scroll to the bottom of the page for a free tool and instructions. MAGpie (Media Access Generator) is the … Continue reading Several tools to increase accessibility of instructional videos