Electronic Information Technology Access Resources
- Clear communication about your directions when you welcome your students to request modifications
- Make your course content well-structured and easy to navigate
- Honor reasonable modification requests
- Make sure materials are captioned or interpreted for deaf and hard-of-hearing students
- Scan and upload all documents as text, not image-based PDFs
Follow Style Guide for Accessible Design in Moodle.
Moodle- giving students extended test time
Instructors modify the test time through Moodle. Students notify their instructors and request testing modifications.
View User Overrides (Extensions) for Quizzes (PDF) (Word)
Moodle - giving students extended deadlines
Instructors modify the deadlines through Moodle. Students notify their instructors and request deadline modifications.
View User Overrides (Extensions) for Assignments (PDF) (Word)
Disability Services provides captioning services for faculty members whose students are registered with Disability Services and require captioning due to their disabilities such as deaf and hard-of-hearing. Prior to the semester begins, we notify those faculty members of our captioning services that are available to them.
Denise May, Lead Sign Language Interpreter, at email@example.com
UM-IT Captioning Service
IT Accessible Technology Services (ATS) is available for captioning videos. Submit a request service through UM Solutions Center Service Catalog.
IT Accessible Technology Services at firstname.lastname@example.org
Audio description makes visual information accessible to people who are unable to see the video. Disability Services assists faculty members whose students require audio description as their modifications.
Denise May, Lead Sign Language Interpreter, at email@example.com
Creating Accessible Documents
When creating content, in HTML, Microsoft Word, Adobe PDF, or another electronic format, incorporate the following essential issues for accessibility:
- Use headings
- Use alternate text to images
- Use lists
- Use self-describing links
To learn more about these essential issues, see Creating Accessible Documents.
Using UM OCR Converter
The Information Technology offers the Optical Character Recognition (OCR) document converter service to convert image-based PDFs to text-based Word documents.