Accessibility Checkers and Exporting
Please use readable PDF's as much as possible or Microsoft Word documents as both have accessibility checkers Readable PDFs ensure documents are accessible.
To check accessibility in Microsoft Word or PowerPoint:
- On the left side, select 'File' then 'Info'
- Select 'Inspect Document' then 'Check for Issues'
- Select 'Check Accessibility'
When converting a Word document to a PDF, use the "export" option on the file tab. Upon conversion, the PDF will be easily read by screen readers and searchable for assistive technologies.
- To convert a Microsoft document to PDF, use the 'Export' feature found in the 'File' tab
- This transfers the style settings to the PDF copy
Alternative Text Moodle
From the main Dashboard page, select the desired course
On the top left corner (teal coloured button), enable "Turn Edit On"
- Select the week content is being added to
- Select "Add and activity or resource"
- Near the tag icon, select "Label"
- At the bottom of the pop-up menu, select "Add"
- Select the first button (an Inverted L shaped arrow pointing towards the bottom the the screen)
- After selecting, a drop down menu will open
Select the "Image" icon
- Upload the respective image
- Highlighted in red – insert alternative text in the designated area