Accessibility in Virtual Meetings
When presenting in an online meeting, it is important to remember that your audience has a wide variety of abilities. The Hosting Accessible Zoom Meetings PDF addresses how to ensure that all participants are able to access content and interact with others during a Zoom session. The video below discusses the guide in detail.
Multimedia includes video and audio that is created or selected to be used in a way that is campus-affiliated . All campus multimedia, including course content and social media posts, must have captions, transcripts, and audio descriptions, when appropriate. The below resources will help campus community members utilize multimedia that can be perceived by all.
Editing YouTube's Automatic Captions
If you create your own videos, editing YouTube's automatically-generated captions is the quickest, easiest, and most cost effective solution for ensuring equal access to those who require captions, as well as the many people who prefer to utilize captions. In addition to the introduction touch on in the above video, our quick guide Editing Automatic YouTube Captions PDF shows you how to locate the caption editor within YouTube studio and enhance the automatic captions by adding punctuation and capitalization, and correcting spelling errors.
Social Media Accessibility
All campus-affiliated social media posts must be accessible to any interested parties, including those with disabilities. CSUN's Universal Design Center has put together a comprehensive set of guidelines and tutorials on social media best practices.
Web Accessibility for Content Editors
When editing your web content in Drupal, there are simple steps that can be taken to ensure that your web content is accessible to all users. The below videos describes some common accessibility errors content editors make and how they can be avoided.
In-Person Monthly Training Classes
Accessible Technology provides monthly training on the following topics. Video tutorials will be posted to this page as soon as they are available. In-person training workshops are generally held once per month. You can check the calendar on the ITS Training website for accessibility offerings and to sign-up.
Outlook: Accessible Emails
Learn accessibility techniques for creating accessible emails. Attend this workshop if you send out emails to your department or college and send to distribution lists such as campus listserv. With a few simple techniques, you can ensure your emails are accessible to your entire audience. You can also visit our Email Accessibility page for more information.
WAVE Toolbar: Check Your Website Accessibility
If you update web page information for your department or college website, you are a content editor. Whenever you add content, you should check to make sure the information is fully accessible. WAVE (Web Accessibility Evaluation Tool) is a readily available, simple and easy to use tool which allows you to check a website for accessibility. Attend this session to go through the process of checking a website for accessibility, reviewing the results, and gain knowledge on how to remedy.
Multimedia: Audio & Video Accessibility
Learn techniques to make your audio and video content accessible, whether it's on the web or in the classroom, you will learn simple strategies for adding captions to YouTube, creating transcripts, and other tips for your multimedia presentations.
Create Accessible Documents: Everything You Need
Using an accessibility add-on for Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, participants will learn how to check their Word documents and PowerPoint presentations for accessibility. Move through accessibility checkpoints step-by-step, and remediate documents and presentations on the fly, at the same time you will learn how to avoid accessibility pitfalls when creating future documents and presentations.