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Professors and educators creating accessible course content.
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Accessible Course Content Checklist
As you prepare for the new semester, keep accessibility in mind! Creating
course materials that are accessible in a variety of formats is helpful to
all students in your classes, including those with disabilities.
Use this checklist as a reference while preparing your courses, and feel free to
reach out to email@example.com.
– Use the accessible syllabus template
to ensure that all students, including those who use assistive technology,
will be able to access the information in your syllabus.
– If you have a D2L course, make sure your HTML course content contains
appropriate headings. To learn more, see our accessible content
If you receive an accommodation request from a student in your course
for a captioning accommodation, notify the captioning service using the
online captioning request form
*Go Above and Beyond For Your Students:*
– Consult the Universal Design Checklist for Educators
for guidance on designing and authoring accessible digital content such as
PowerPoints, PDFs, and Word Documents.
– Review the best practices for supporting Universal Design teaching
– Review the accessibility of your D2L course content using the
– Review the guidelines for creating accessible course content in D2L
– Consider captioning any video content you use in your courses. Email
firstname.lastname@example.org for a consultation or to schedule captioning
training, or review our YouTube captioning tutorials
to caption on your own.
For additional resources related to accessibility
<//www.colorado.edu/accessibility/resources> and universal design for
teaching and learning, please go to the Accessible Technology page
<//www.colorado.edu/accessibility/home>. There, you can also learn more
about CU Boulder’s Accessibility Policy