Learn more about Accessibiliity and Inclusive Design

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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

  • 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.
  • 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

  • Use the 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.


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.