Accessible Format

Students with the accommodation of textbooks in an alternate format may place a request to Student Accessibility Services.

Some other resources to consider are:

Audible Bookshare Project Gutenberg Learning Ally

Handouts, readings and videos posted to Moodle must be accessible. Below are directions to create accessible PDFs and videos that meet accessibility standards:

Create Optical Character Recognition (OCR) pdfs

To create a PDF that can be read by screen readers, the document must be the optical characterized pdf or be converted to digital text. Adobe Acrobat DC is a program that has built-in OCR software. Adobe Acrobat DC is available to faculty and staff. Create Optical Character Recognition (OCR) pdfs

Closed Captioning

There are many important reasons to subtitle your videos, but the biggest is simply that it's an importance and easy way to make your videos accessible to a wide range of people. Subtitles don't only benefit people who are hard of hearing or deaf, but they're useful for non-native English speakers as well as people who process information better via text than through audio. YouTube does automatically caption videos; however, the captions do not meet accessibility standards. Create accessible YouTube subtitles.

Watch how to properly closed caption YouTube videos.