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Inclusive Design is "Essential for Some, Useful for All" (W3C:WAI.)
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Inclusive Design is "Essential for Some, Useful for All" ([https://www.w3.org/WAI/ W3C:WAI].)
  
 
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====Inclusive Design "considers the full range of human diversity with respect to ability, language, culture, gender, age and other forms of human difference."====
 
====Inclusive Design "considers the full range of human diversity with respect to ability, language, culture, gender, age and other forms of human difference."====
-- Source: Inclusive Design Research Centre.
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-- Source: [https://idrc.ocadu.ca/index.php/resources/idrc-online/library-of-papers/443-whatisinclusivedesign Inclusive Design Research Centre.]
  
  
===IT/Web Accessibility at Evergreen===
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===[http://www.evergreen.edu/accessibility IT/Web Accessibility at Evergreen]===
 
'''Includes information about creating accessible content and Evergreen's Accessible Tech Workgroup.'''
 
'''Includes information about creating accessible content and Evergreen's Accessible Tech Workgroup.'''
  
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====Related Canvas Guides====
 
====Related Canvas Guides====
  
*'''General Accessibility Design Guidelines''': This document outlines some general best practices when designing a course for accessibility concerns.
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*'''[https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-2060 General Accessibility Design Guidelines]''': This document outlines some general best practices when designing a course for accessibility concerns.
  
*'''Accessibility within Canvas''': Ensuring an accessible and pleasant experience to all users, regardless of disability, is a key focus of Canvas.
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*'''[https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-2061 Accessibility within Canvas]''': Ensuring an accessible and pleasant experience to all users, regardless of disability, is a key focus of Canvas.
  
*'''Creating Accessible Tables in the Rich Content Editor''': General guideline: tables should be used for data display, not layout.
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*'''[https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-7118 Creating Accessible Tables in the Rich Content Editor]''': General guideline: tables should be used for data display, not layout.
 
   
 
   
  
 
===Check your Microsoft Office documents for Accessibility===
 
===Check your Microsoft Office documents for Accessibility===
  
*Use the '''Accessibility Checker''' on your Windows desktop to find accessibility issues (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
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*Use the '''[https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Use-the-Accessibility-Checker-on-your-Windows-desktop-to-find-accessibility-issues-a16f6de0-2f39-4a2b-8bd8-5ad801426c7f?CorrelationId=360f4b47-8888-4e4f-b38b-33fb0654bd58&ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US&ocmsassetID=HA010369192 Accessibility Checker]''' on your Windows desktop to find accessibility issues (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
*Use the '''MS Office 2016 Accessibility Checker''' for Mac (Links to an external site.) Links to an external site.
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*Use the '''[https://support.office.com/en-gb/article/Use-the-Accessibility-Checker-on-your-Mac-to-find-and-resolve-accessibility-issues-3b84295e-d55b-49f1-b443-523ec45a5232?ui=en-US&rs=en-GB&ad=GB MS Office 2016 Accessibility Checker]''' for Mac (Links to an external site.) Links to an external site.
 
   
 
   
  
 
====User Perspectives: videos by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)====
 
====User Perspectives: videos by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)====
  
*Web Accessibility Perspectives: Explore the Impact and Benefits for Everyone (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.: These 10 short videos (7:36 minutes total) provide insight into varying user perspectives.
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*'''[https://www.w3.org/WAI/perspectives/ Web Accessibility Perspectives: Explore the Impact and Benefits for Everyone]''': These 10 short videos (7:36 minutes total) provide insight into varying user perspectives.
 
   
 
   
 
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Revision as of 13:15, 5 October 2017

Inclusive Design is "Essential for Some, Useful for All" (W3C:WAI.)

Inclusive Design "considers the full range of human diversity with respect to ability, language, culture, gender, age and other forms of human difference."

-- Source: Inclusive Design Research Centre.


IT/Web Accessibility at Evergreen

Includes information about creating accessible content and Evergreen's Accessible Tech Workgroup.


Related Canvas Guides

  • Accessibility within Canvas: Ensuring an accessible and pleasant experience to all users, regardless of disability, is a key focus of Canvas.


Check your Microsoft Office documents for Accessibility


User Perspectives: videos by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)