This page is meant to be an entry point into the creation of accessible content with familiar tools such as Microsoft Office and Google Docs.
Creating Accessible OER
Information to guide the creation of accessible OER in a variety of formats.
Learn how to make your posts on a number of social media platforms more accessible by including alternative text for images, properly using hashtags to make your posts searchable and more.
Practical tips for implementing the four principles of accessibility that are the foundation for the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines.
Checklist of best practices for creating accessible resources.The Accessibility Checklist is adapted from BC Open Textbook Accessibility Toolkit, CC-BY 4.0 International License.
Self-paced module on the creation of accessible documents and presentations.
The purpose of the Protocol for Creating Accessible OER is to provide detailed yet easily implemented techniques for creating accessible OER with Microsoft Office and Google Workspace. These are the two most commonly used authoring suites in schools, and documents created with them are often the source files for other formats, such as PDF and EPUB publications.The techniques presented can be implemented by any educator who creates or adapts materials for use by students and families.