Tools to create Accessible Digital Content
Walla Walla Community College is committed to providing instructional digital content that is accessible to the widest possible audience. The instructional accessibility tools below provide learning opportunities for all students. WWCC Disability Support Services has additional resources for eligible students on available accommodations.
*Join Accessibility 101 to ensure full access to all the links below.
Universal Design and Differentiated Instruction – How Universal Design Learning and Differentiated Instruction work together
Differentiated Due Dates for quizzes and assignments in Canvas – Create a different deadline to accommodate a student or group
Accessibility Self-Audit in Canvas – Learn what the Course Accessibility menu option does in Canvas
Screen-reader friendly habits (Overview):
Headings and Styles in Office 365 (Canvas page*)
Headings and Styles in PDFs (Canvas page*)
Smart links (Video)
Captions and Transcripts
Captioning and transcriptions with Otter.ai – alternative captioning service
Transcripts using Word 365 Dictate Tool – speech to text feature build into Word 365
Read Aloud in MS Word 365 (desktop version)
Immersive Reader MS Word 365 and Office 365 Web Version (video) allows for Screen Reading, magnification, masking in MS office Word, Outlook and PPT in desktop and web version
ReadSpeaker in Canvas provides text to speech, highlighting and magnification for text.
ReadSpeaker in Canvas provides text to speech with multiple language translation options
Translate in MS Word (Desktop Version)
Immersive Reader MS Word 365 and Office 365 Web Version (Video)
Google Translate on WWCC web site- Allows for translation of WWCC web pages