This self-paced, online course provides a basic overview of accessibility principles and practices that help make courses and course materials accessible to all learners. The accessibility principles and practices introduced are required for Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act / Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) legal compliance.

Specific accessibility guidelines will be introduced in the areas of core accessibility concepts, accessible documents, accessible presentations, accessible multimedia, and accessible Moodle courses.

Resources available to facilitate the creation of accessible course content will also be introduced.

There are a lot of free and almost free educational resources that you can include in your courses. Some of the resources we will discuss in this course include NCLOR, MERLOT, VLC, government archives, and many other sources.