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Mar 27, 2024

Tips to Improve Your HTML

This month's DELTA Accessibility Tip provides three easy code swaps to make your Moodle pages more accessible without changing their appearance. 

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Feb 29, 2024

New Digital Accessibility Guide from DELTA

Check out DELTA’s newly published Digital Accessibility Guide to get help with making your images, text, audio, video, tables and organization/navigation more accessible. The guide also gives information on available accessibility checkers for Microsoft, Google and Moodle. Use it in combination with DELTA’s Online Course Usability and Accessibility Checklist to start making your digital materials… 

Template for Writing Alt Text for Data Visualization: [Chart type] of [data description], where [insert reason for including chart / takeaway]. Source: Nightingale Journal of the Visualization Society, Amy Cesal, July 23, 2020.

Jan 29, 2024

Providing Alt Text for Graphs

Have you considered how someone with low vision might interact with a graph you present in your course? Just like other images, screenshots or pictures of graphs need to have alt text that describes the chart and provides “at a glance” information about its key message. An example of good alt text for a graph… 


Dec 20, 2023

PowerPoint Accessibility: Slide Titles

Slides in a presentation need to have a unique title in order to be fully accessible for screen reader users. Learn how to create and format your titles so all your students have access to them — without changing the appearance of your slides! 


Nov 22, 2023

Universal Design for Learning

Interested in learning about Universal Design for Learning (UDL)? It is a framework that supports accessibility, usability and inclusion throughout your course that makes accessibility better and easier, and proactively reduces the need for accommodations. 

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Oct 13, 2023

Video Auto-Captions in Yellowdig

Do your students love recording videos as part of their Yellowdig posts? Do you do this yourself? You may have noticed that these videos don’t have captions — until now! Great news, as of September, videos recorded or uploaded to Yellowdig will have captions automatically generated! Closed captioning of videos is necessary for learners who… 

Spring flowers near Talley Student Union.

Sep 25, 2023

Course Design for Neurodiverse Learners

Did you know that of the  2173 NC State students registered with the Disability Resources Office (DRO) in Fall of 2023, 1,111 of them identify neurodiversity as the reason they are seeking accommodations? Given these high numbers and the fact that many such disabilities go unreported, many instructors wonder if they can support neurodiverse students proactively…