This makes it easy to re-organize sections in your Word documents and makes them more accessible.
Watch this video to learn more!read more ... M&M Monday: Using Headings & Navigation Pane in Word
PDF forms are a common way to collect information. Switching to Qualtrics online surveys is an easy and accessible alternative.read more ... M&M Monday: Use Qualtrics to Create Accessible Online Forms
Would you like to offer your students multiple opportunities to view your lectures? If you’re in a lecture capture, full lecture capture or active learining classroom, fill out this survey to have OIT schedule Kaltura Classroom recordings.read more ... M&M Monday: Schedule Lecture Capture with OIT
Want to ensure your posts are accessible in Blackboard? Follow this Guide to learn how!read more ... M&M Monday: Make Blackboard Content Accessible
Want to get a jump start on making your PDFs accessible? Run the “Make Accessible Wizard” tool in Adobe Acrobat Pro. Watch this video to learn how!read more ... M&M Monday: Acrobat Pro Make Accessible Wizard
It’s easy to make your Google Slides presentation accessible by adding alt text to images and video. Watch this short video tutorial to learn how!read more ... M&M Monday: Add Alt Text in Google Slides
Use the Voice to Text feature in Google Docs to create documents by speaking into a microphone.read more ... M&M Monday: Type with your Voice in Google Docs
Mechanical Vs. Manual Captions
Purdue Accessibility Policy requires that all video content have captions, but did you know some captions are better than others?
Mechanical Captions are generated by a computer program with 85-95% accuracy where as Manual Captions are created by ...read more ... M&M Monday: All About Captions
Record Your Lectures with Kaltura!
We have a number of classrooms capable of recording your lecture or meeting. Recorded videos diversify instruction to support students who learn best by hearing information multiple times.
Did you know you can also generate mechanical captions to aid ...
Check Out G Suite Accessibility Features!read more ... M&M Monday: G Suite Accessibility Features
Check Out Microsoft’s Immersive Reader!read more ... M&M Monday: Immersive Reader for Office 365
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 are the Purdue standard for electronic information and communication accessibility. These standards were developed by World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) to test if electronic content is accessible.
At its heart, WCAG 2.0 specifies that electronic information should be robust, ...read more ... M&M Monday: What is WCAG 2.0
Why We Need Universal Design
Want to learn more about Universal Design? Watch this short TED talk from Michael Nesmith, a creative designer with Amazon. In this video, Michael addresses the big picture of Universal Design and how designing with all users in mind creates a better experience for everyone.
Want to learn the factors that go into making a PowerPoint Presentation accessible? Check out this guide from Blackboard to learn the four components that make a presentation accessible. PowerPoint accessibility is just one component of making a Blackboard course accessible. View other Blackboard guides on the Blackboard Accessibility site.read more ... M&M Monday: What Makes a PowerPoint Accessible?
Deque is an online training site focusing on accessibility that features numerous free on-demand webinars. To learn more about screen readers and how they can be used to access content, watch the video.read more ... M&M Monday - Free On-Demand Accessibility Webinars
Seeing AI is a free app available on both Apple and Android devices that views and narrates the world. This amazing App can:
Read aloud short texts, describe scenes, and identify objects, count the number of people in a room, identify people by name if the user has previously taken, and named, three photos of the ...read more ... M&M Monday - Seeing AI: Free App That Sees & Narrates the World
Join us in our Gyte 135 Office on Thursday, May 16th 2019 between 1:00 – 3:00pm to:
Take part in accessibility related activities, learn how to install the Document Accessibility Toolbar and use it to make your Word documents accessible, have a cookie and win prizes
Check out Microsoft’s Free Accessibility Webinar: Register for “Present more inclusively with Live Captions and Subtitles in PowerPoint”read more ... M&M Monday - Free Accessibility Webinars from Microsoft
Microsoft offers a variety of accessible templates for PowerPoint, Word, and Excel to make creating accessible infographics, data tables, and documents a snap.Download Accessible Template Sample Packs:read more ... Let Your Creativity Run Wild With Accessible Office Templates!
Videos are a great way to share information with your students. However, it is important to make sure the videos you share are accessible. To learn what makes a video accessible watch the video below.read more ... What Makes an Accessible Video?