Resources for Universal Design and Accessibility

It is important to make all materials accessible for all students. Here are some ways to consider before developing electronic materials and content for your online and face to face classes.

Videos | Audio | Documents |  PowerPoints

 Videos

·    Create and Post a Written Transcript

·    YouTube Beta or Upload .txt script format to create captions

·   Ask about the Closed Captioning Service (DECT) Grant

Audio

·   Create and Post a Written Transcript

·   Save multiple formats: .mp3s, .wavs, or .qt

·  Recommend Free Natural Reader http://www.naturalreaders.com/ ( A free text to speech tool) for students

Documents

·   Use the built-in formatting tools and styles

·   Save as .RTF

·   Save as .PDF

Narrated PowerPoints

·   Save as .RTF format

·   Save as .PDF format

·   Save as iSpring (Flash) format

·   Save as a .WMV (Windows Media Video)

·   Create and Post a Written Transcript

Resource Links for Online Development