The Accessibility Minute is a monthly e-newsletter published by the CU Boulder Digital Accessibility Office. The newsletter introduces one accessibility skill or topic per month, and only takes a minute to read! Subscribe to join our growing community of accessibility-minded faculty, staff, and students.
What are some steps you can take to choose accessible software?
What questions should you ask a vendor about their software accessibility?
How accessible is Google Docs for people with disabilities, and can you create accessible Google Docs?
Ensure all students can access your Canvas course with ease for a smooth start to the semester.
Learn about row headers, column headers, and how to tag them properly!
Learn about assistive technology in our May newsletter.
Build what you learned in on our March 2022 newsletter by learning how to make accessible quizzes in Canvas!
Learn how to avoid creating access barriers when writing quiz questions.
Learn why manual accessibility testing is essential to ensure access for all users, and how you can get digital content or software tested at CU Boulder.
Presentations in the virtual space need to be accessible – learn how in our January newsletter!
Meet our team!
Create your own captions with this quick read on post-production captioning.
Create more inclusive learning experiences with Universal Design for Learning.
Learn about accommodations on campus.
Learn how to convert images of text into digital text.
Why and how to use high color contrast in visual design.
Learn how to use visual style in an accessible way.
Arial, Helvetica, Times New Roman - how do you choose? Learn about accessible fonts, font style, and font size.
Learn how to enable Zoom's new live automated captions and why they are beneficial for accessibility.
Start writing concise, descriptive alt text!
How do you know that a PDF is accessible? Start with the basics with this newsletter.
Why are visual descriptions important, and how should they be implemented?
How is your document structured? Use headings to improve navigation and comprehension for your readers.
What makes a link accessible? Learn to create links that are user-friendly for all, and accessible for people who use assistive technology.
What if you are teaching, or leading a webinar or meeting, and some of your participants cannot see the slides? The simple act of sharing a direct link to your slide deck can improve access for a wide variety of users.