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Universal Design and Accessibility for Online Courses

Universally Designed Documents

Below are white papers and checklists for creating documents that are universally designed and accessible in Word, PowerPoint, PDF. Audio and video information coming soon.

Word 2019, links to researched practices, checklist and demonstration.Why & How to Create Universally Designed Word DocumentsWord Checklist
PowerPoint 2019, links to researched practices, checklist and demonstration.Why & How to Create Universally Designed PowerPointsPPT Checklist
Audio & Video Files, documents will be posted soon.How & Why to Create Accessible Video & AudioHow & Why to Create Accessible Video & Audio Checklist
PDF Files, links to researched practices and checklist.How & Why to Create Universally Designed PDFsPDF Checklist

Accessibility Resources

Checklist for creating more accessible courses, accessible once a free account has been created, https://www.ecampusnews.com/pdfs/a-quick-start-reference-to-creating-more-accessible-course-content/

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Resources

7 Guidelines for Effective Teaching Online, includes links to books.

Designing Effective Online Online Courses: 10 Considerations

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