Make your LMS inclusive.
Whether you use Canvas, Blackboard, D2L, or another Learning Management System, there are basic accessibility best practices we can use to ensure we’re creating a course that is inclusive and supports our students’ learning.
If you’re not sure where to start, then start here!
While there are many best practices to get your LMS in gear, I’ve found that these 5 fixes likely address most of the accessibility issues in your course shells.
See the tutorials below on:
See the difference in accessibility (and clarity of information) by comparing these “identical” course shell/web pages.
5 Simple ADA Fixes for Course Shells
Size 12 is too small. Learn which font sizes are best.
Avoid common abbreviations (e.g., “pts.” versus “points”) as some screen readers may struggle to read them. See the above video for more information.