Canvas Course Accessibility
Inclusive and Usable Content for All Students in Your Classroom
Accessibility is an essential to keep in mind as you put your material online and provides a better experience for everyone. Accessible content sends a powerful message that you care about inclusive teaching.
Getting Started with Accessibility - Let Us Help!
if the idea of accessibility feels overwhelming, please send us a note so that we can help you get started!
We would love to hear from you at firstname.lastname@example.org or 435-797-5535 to review your courses or setup a quick meeting to discuss how we can help you make your content more accessible.
There are a number of quick and easy things you can do when getting started that can make a big difference.
Course Accessibility Resources
Ally Accessibility Checker
The Ally Tool provides feedback on your course material and automatically creates alternate formats for students.
If you are using video in your course, adding captions makes them more accessible, help second language learners and make your videos easier to understand for everyone.
Over time your Canvas course can accrue unnecessary files and it can be difficult to know which ones are still relevant to focus your efforts on. The File Cleanup Tool helps you identify and delete unnecessary files in your courses.
Canvas Accessibility Checker
Canvas has a built-in Accessibility Checker that you can use to check your Canvas page content.
Inclusive, Accessible Documents Workshop
- Accessibility basics.
- Helpful accessibility tools in Canvas.
- Create accessible Word, PowerPoint and PDF documents.
Improve the Canvas Student Experience WorkshopTips to make your content more accessible and more usable for everyone in your classroom.
Register for the Improve the Canvas Student Experience Workshop