The University of Minnesota is committed to the idea that accessibility is everyone's everyday work.
All you have to do is start small. For example:
- Choose one of the 7 core skills and practice.
- Take a Digital Accessibility Badging Program course.
- Join a campus accessibility group.
Then use the Filter and Sort Options below and review what you learned, or learn even more skills!
Accessibility Skills Pages and Events
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Data Visualization Event on
How to present data in an inclusive and accessible manner has been a session request for a while. Unfortunately, it has proven difficult to find speakers with experience in this area.
Design Inclusive Courses
To make instructional content more accessible and inclusive, consider how you format, organize, and distribute content, as well as how you design in-class and online activities.
Develop Accessible Websites
Following accessibility guidelines will help everyone who contributes to websites make web content that is more usable by more users on more devices.
Digital Accessibility Community of Practice: Fall Learning Experience Event on
In fewer than 90 minutes, learn practices that have contributed to others’ digital accessibility success in academic technology, communications, or web spaces and consider how you will incorporate something you learn into your own work to improve
Disability Justice Event on
Angela Carter and Katie Loop’s presentation on Academic Ableism in December was so popular, they are both back again this month.
Documents and PDFs
At the University, we create thousands of documents each day with tools such as Microsoft Office and Google Docs, as well as scan printed documents and convert digital documents to PDFs. But all are accessible only if you make them scannable, searchable, legible, and readable.
Email and Mass Email
Just like any electronic document, email accessibility is enhanced by many of the same steps to make sure your PDF or website is accessible. Your mass email message content is important to you and to your recipients. Following some simple guidelines will ensure most of your audience can read your message.