This module will familiarize you with creating an accessible learning environment.
PowerPoint is the most common tool used for lectures, below are some useful resources for creating accessible presentations.
Below are resources for creating accessible Word and PDF documents.
Alt-text are text that will be conveyed when using visual aids like a screen reader, descriptions that appear when a mouse is hovered over an image, and text that is displayed when an image link is broken.
A Guide to Quality Captioning: Described and Captioned Media Program Captioning Key (via the DCMP's website- Opens in a new window):
Below are a series of videos on Close Captioning YouTube videos by Queen's University.
Teaching tips from the Accessible Campus website - Opens in a new window and elsewhere for creating an accessible learning environment in the classroom.
The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) mandates that Ontario institutions must conform to certain accessibility guidelines and must hit accessibility goals. Below is a link to training modules provided by the Government of Ontario.