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- We have a responsibility as educators, as humans and by law to create resources and teaching that don't disable people.
- Inclusive teaching practices will benefit all learners in your class, not just those with specific 'labels'.
Use these steps to start your journey in making your content accessible to everyone.
What type of content I am writing?
Accessibility for Moodle
Understand user needs and identify the 5-essentials for creating more accessible content for your Moodle course.
Accessibility for documents
Are you mainly creating digital content using Word, Excel and Outlook? Then check these 5 accessibility good practices.
Accessibility for PowerPoint
Check and practice these 5-steps for making accessible slides to upload in your Moodle course.
Accessibility for multimedia
Identify the 5 accessibility essentials that your users need when creating videos, podcast, audio files and images.
How do I get started?
This online workshop raises awareness of students & staff accessibility issues, includes practical examples and simple guidelines to create accessible documents.
Monthly - see event page for details
Work through this interactive set of resources and activities introducing digital accessibility (312 Accessibility Essentials), which is part of the wider CLT self-paced online courses on Moodle.
2-minute guides to improve accessibility
We have designed some resources to support you on how to get the best of the accessibility checkers for Moodle.
Brickfield Labs Education offers a variety of training and resources that can help you to get the most of our newly integrated accessibility checker for Moodle. Click here to find more information.
The Accessibility+ Toolkit brings a wide range of accessibility checks and autofix solutions for content authored in Moodle. For students, it supports converts course resources into a variety of formats using Sensus Access.
365 Microsoft Accessibility Checker
This built-in accessibility checker in Microsoft Office Package is a key tool to audit and fix accessibility issues in your documents, presentations and emails.
Accessibility is more than alt text, subtitles and labelling students. Read these tips on inclusive teaching practices that benefit all leaners, as well as those with specific learning needs.
Our accessibility blogs and more
Read Dan Green's discussion with Dr Thomas Cottrell (Mathematics) about how Thomas switched from LaTeX to bookdown to write lecture notes and problem sheets.
As we begin to navigate hybrid working, there has been a rise in the use of ‘cameras on’ policies in businesses and HE hyflex courses. This blog discusses the challenges and opportunities for creating inclusive environments which centre around the issue of webcams and visibility.
Updated on: 8 Nov 2022