This page is being developed as a resource for instructors for the Fall 2020 quarter. New resources will be added and updated regularly.
DTEI's Teaching Accessibility Cheat Sheet
This cheat sheet is a consolidation of instructions and resources for instructors and content developers to create a wide variety of accessible materials to ensure that all students can access UCI's electronic programs and services remotely.
Designing an Accessible Online Course from exploreaccess.org
This toolkit was developed quickly to assist campuses across the country who are moving online virtually overnight in response to COVID-19. The following relevant topics will allow instructors to take action towards creating accessible online experiences for all students:
- Share Accessible Documents - MS Word, PDFs, Slide Presentations
- Create Meaningful Links
- Share Accessible Videos - Captions and Audio Descriptions
- Organize Content in Consistent Ways
- Encourage Good Practices when Using Discussion Tools
Information and tools for creating an inclusive culture. Some relevant features pertaining to instruction include:
- Closed Captioning Vendors
- IT Accessibility Training - Get tailored training modules via UCLC related to an individual's role on campus.
Canvas Accessibility Design Guidelines
This document outlines some general best practices when designing a course for accessibility concerns.
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1
These industry standard guidelines cover a wide range of recommendations for making Web content more accessible to a wider range of people, including individuals with disabilities.
Accessibility features of Microsoft Teams
Using Microsoft Teams with a screen reader
Using Live Captions in a Teams meeting
Changing your viewing settings to high contrast or dark mode