accessibility

Mar 26, 2023

Accessibility Tip: Course File Alternative Formats

NEW! Easily Access Alternative Formats for Course Files To help ensure equal access to files for all members of our diverse student population, NC State has acquired a license to SensusAccess, a “one-stop self-service, alternate media and document remediation service […]

Feb 24, 2023

Accessibility Tip: Formatting Headings

Headings provide information about the organizational structure for screen readers and sighted users alike. Sighted users and screen readers both skim through a document looking for the relevant sections and properly formatted headings are what makes this possible. Making text […]

Jan 25, 2023

WolfSNAPS: Reaching All Learners

If you are looking for help with making your course content accessible, sign up for a WolfSNAPS session! This resource is utilized to assist the needs of all students by implementing Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles. They are short 30 to 90 minute courses designed to help you improve accessibility.

Jan 24, 2023

Accessibility Tip: Easily Access Alternative Formats for Course Files

To help ensure equal access to files for all members of our diverse student population, NC State has acquired a license to SensusAccess, a “one-stop self-service, alternate media and document remediation service for educational institutions.” With this tool, students, faculty […]

Dec 15, 2022

Accessibility Tip: Making Hyperlinks More Accessible

Hyperlinks are an easy way to link students directly to useful internal and external resources, and it is common to see hyperlinks in digital course materials and communication. However, hyperlinks can cause accessibility problems for some students if they are […]

Nov 21, 2022

Accessibility Tip: Literacy Support for Deaf Learners

Did you know many deaf individuals consider American Sign Language (ASL) to be their first/primary language? They often face many of the same challenges as any other English language learner. While captioning is a common solution, sometimes it is at a higher reading level than the average Deaf student is comfortable reading.

Oct 25, 2022

Accessibility Tip: Captioning Basics

Most online courses include a variety of media for instruction and assessment, including videos, lectures, or podcasts. Providing captions for these types of media is an important step to ensure all students can access and learn from them equally. In […]

Aug 30, 2022

Accessibility Tip: Making PDFs Accessible

PDFs can be a great format for materials in your course, since the reader software is free and platform agnostic. However, to make PDFs truly accessible, there are a few things you must do when creating your PDF.

Jun 22, 2022

Course Design with Accessibility in Mind

Lead Instructional Designer Caitlin McKeown presented at the Join the Journey: 2022 Digital Accessibility Conference offering tips on accessible course design. She shared her expertise on best practices for making all course content available to all students.

May 25, 2022

Accessibility Quick Tip – How to Add Alt Text to Images

The DELTA Accessibility Team provides quick tips for Alt text best practices so screen readers can optimize the content making it easily available to everyone.