Accessibility

August 9, 2017

Adding Captions to Kaltura Videos

Captions are an essential component of making your video content accessible to all users.  Captions can be added to any media in a few simple steps using Kaltura.  Please note that the process is for adding captions is slightly different for media housed on media.lafayette.edu versus that which is housed within Moodle.  

May 18, 2017

Creating Accessible Emails in Outlook

An often overlooked area of accessibility is the creation of accessible emails. As emails exist as a primary mode of communication in much of daily life, it is important to make the content accessible to all users. The following are best practices for creating accessible emails using Microsoft Outlook.

November 11, 2016

Creating Accessible Excel Documents

Creating Excel workbooks and and charts with accessibility in mind allows for content that is accessible to all users and more readily understandable to those using assistive technology such as screen readers. Use the following tips and best practices to make Excel documents as accessible as possible.

November 11, 2016

Creating Accessible PowerPoint Presentations

The following information is meant to help in the creation of accessible PowerPoint presentations so the content is available to all users. PowerPoint presentations tend to be very visual so for those with low vision or using screen readers, accessibility is key. Many of the concepts covered here can also be found in Creating Accessible Word Documents.

November 11, 2016

Creating Accessible Word Documents

The following information is intended to help maximize the accessibility of Word documents for readers using assistive technology software such as screen readers. These best practices will also help produce documents that are better for all readers and will allow for successful conversion to accessible PDF files.  

June 2, 2017

Creating accessible content

Using the principles of Universal Design and best practices allows for the creation of content that is simple and intuitive for all users, flexible to accommodate assistive technology and provides accessible information.

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