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Creating Accessible Documents

When a document you created is added into Brightspace or into a web page, that document should be accessible to all users, as this is a solid universal design principle.

Universal design assists not only those who have a disability, but also English language learners, students who work in a loud environment, and detail-oriented learners who want to verify their understanding of course content is perfect.

This web page provides you with tips and resources so you can learn to create accessible Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and PDF documents.

Your training options include viewing how-to videos, using a step-by-step manual, or you may email us to request in-person training.

Microsoft Word Documents

Video about Creating Microsoft Word Documents

Self-Check your Microsoft Word Formatting

Formatting Microsoft Word Manual

Portable Document Format (PDF)

Video about Creating Portable Document Format

Self-Check your PDF formatting

Formatting PDF Manual

Microsoft PowerPoint

Self-Check your PowerPoint formatting

Formatting PowerPoint manual

Microsoft Excel

Self-Check your Excel formatting