In this session we introduce the accessibility inspector in Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. The accessibility inspector identifies possible improvements you can make to the accessibility of your documents, runs whilst you’re working, will show you how to make your document more accessible.
The UCISA-UX team asked whether we "made something easier for everyone to use"? In this five-minute slot I will share two topics on that theme: 'brand colour contrast made easy', and 'accessibility inspector for everyone'.
What do we mean by alternative text? Who is it useful for? What strategies can we use for writing it? How might we write alternative text for more complex images like graphs, flow charts, and venn diagrams? I attempt to explain in this video. It was recorded live as a webinar for the University of Southampton's Office 365 Community. I've included the questions and answers from the session.
How can IT departments sustain their accessibility efforts? While there are vital procedural and technical answers we should also consider the importance of cultural change. In this presentation, Tamsyn Smith and Matthew Deeprose will discuss early work on embedding accessibility within appraisal objectives.
What can we do to make our PowerBI reports more accessible? In this 20 minute presentation I explain the four principles of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines and how they relate to the creation of Power BI reports.
Going beyond accessibility checklists, you may quickly get bogged down with technical details and acronyms that you feel you may never understand. In this fast-paced 30-minute presentation I use worked examples, with screen reader demonstrations to explain...
University Information Technology departments know they must commit to accessibility; indeed, they have a legal obligation to do so, but how can they take this ambition and embed accessibility within their policies and processes?
Sharing a new approach for consistent and accessible Blackboard course menu colour schemes specific to faculties, departments, or subject areas. Presented at the inaugural meeting of the Blackboard European Usergroup.
Presented at Blackboard European Teaching and Learning Conference 2020. With the rapid move to online teaching, ensuring equitable access to our learning environment has never been more important. Recent legislation has brought an accessibility requirement for public sector organisations such as Universities. How can we ensure that our Blackboard environment reflects our institutional brand whilst following accessibility guidelines?
I was asked to put on a webinar about Collaborate. This was in the middle of April 2020 when we had just implemented it and were in the middle of our SaaS migration project. I recorded this video instead early on a Sunday morning. Since then it has had more than 3000 views. As Collaborate has been updated many times since then, much of the content is now out of date.