Accessibility Checklist

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Accessibility Checklist with How-To Guides Use this checklist to make sure you've got an accessible website: Click on the links below to learn more and improve the accessibility of your site.

  • Is the page styled in proper heading format?
  • Does the site provide adequate color contrast?
  • Do links use descriptive text?
  • Are lists created properly using the built-in bulleting/numbering tool?
  • Do images include alt (alternative) text?
  • If you include videos, do the videos have captions and/or transcripts?
  • Are PDFs Accessible? i.e. Can text be accessed by a screen reader?

Checklist for Accessibility within specific Canvas Features

Quizzes: Instructors can moderate a quiz for individuals who require more time or who need multiple attempts. To learn more see the Canvas Guide for Quiz Exceptions (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site..

✓ SpeedGrader and DocViewer: DocViewer is a tool built into SpeedGrader that allows faculty to leave annotated feedback on student work. The annotations are accessible and can be read by screen readers. 
✓ User Settings: The User Settings page has a feature option called High Contrast Style. Once enabled, this feature provides a higher contrast for buttons, tabs, and other areas throughout Canvas. To learn more see the Canvas Guide for changing user settings (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site..