Digital Accessibility in Online and Hybrid Courses
Recently, there have been many higher education institutions that have been on a quest to understand more about digital accessibility in online and hybrid courses. Campbell has disability guidelines that are important to read and understand. Universal Design for Learning (UDL), Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0), and CAST are also valuable resources to learn more about accessibility requirements.
The webinar available below is useful to watch and development an understanding for accessibility standards.
Blackboard’s “Quick” Checklist for Content Accessibility
- Images have alternative text
- No images of text or blinking images and animations
- Word and PowerPoint documents are properly structured
- PDF’s are tagged for accessibility
- Videos are captioned
- Instructions are clear and succinct
- Color choices have proper contrast
- Tables are not used for layout
References and Additional Resources