Building Accessible Style Templates in Word for Campus Faculty and Staff

Microsoft Word includes a robust set of tools to allow the creation of accessible documents which can work well for multiple readers and/or their assistive technology. These include correctly using heading styles, accessible table formatting, usable list bullets and numbers as well as adding image alt text. However, most writers in Word do not know […]

Authoring Stylish and Accessible Canvas Courses

Presenters Carmen Marie Strand — Penn State University Matt Farley — Penn State University Description Discover how a team of accessibility consultants, instructional designers and multimedia specialists collaborated to create a resource for Penn State staff and faculty (and others) that provides accessible, responsive and visually-appealing code to enhance online courses in Canvas.

Impactful Ways To Celebrate GAAD Outside of May

Presenters Joe Devon — GAAD Foundation Jeremy Seda — North Idaho College Description How can Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) be celebrated at higher education institutions when it may conflict with commencement ceremonies and/or the start of summer vacation? Joe Devon, the Co-Founder of GAAD shares a breadth of ideas on how others have done this […]