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Digital Accessibility


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Full course description

Unlock the power of digital accessibility. Whether you're new to accessibility or looking to enhance your existing knowledge, this course equips you with the essential skills to create inclusive digital experiences. Dive into the principles of accessibility, learn techniques for ensuring conformance, and discover strategies to integrate accessibility seamlessly into your workflow. Designed for adult learners with experience in MS Office and Outlook, as well as anyone who has a role related to maintaining NMSU social media sites and creating content. 

By the end of this course, you'll be equipped with the skills to create inclusive, accessible digital content that reaches and engages all users. Empower yourself and your organization to lead the way in digital accessibility.

No web development or design experience is required. Empower yourself to champion accessibility in your department or organization.

1. Understand how to create accessible document content and structure in Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
2. Evaluate the accessibility of well-structured documents.
3. Optimize the accessibility of PDFs exported from well-structured documents with Acrobat.
4. Understand and apply key best practices for creating accessible email messages 
5. Use MS Office accessibility checkers
6. Understand why is social media accessibility important
7. Understand how to make your social media account and posts accessibility friendly.