Building Accessible Content

Creating course content and materials that is accessible is important to create an inclusive learning environment.

Consistent navigation, transcripts or closed captions, and high color contrast not only makes it easier for those using a screen reader or hard of hearing, but it also makes it easier for everyone to navigate your course and consume the content.

Accessible Teaching and Accommodations (from the DRC, DCC, and ACCC-LTS) – NEW!

This guide names best practices that UIC instructors can implement to make their online/remote courses more welcoming and inclusive for all, and in particular, for students with disabilities. Accessibility works best when it’s an active, ongoing process, so the tips below will support you in honoring legally-guaranteed accommodations, while also going beyond compliance to build accessibility into your courses from the start.

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