Students benefit from options that allow them to change their online learning environment to meet their individual learning needs and/or preferences. Identifying the accessibility and preference options that exist in the online course environment empowers students to have control and responsibility over some aspects of their learning environment.
In order to offer online accessibility and learning environment preference instructions, reviewing the accessibility features specific to Canvas is a great place to start. The following links offer resources to support creating accessible content that can be adapted by learners, if desired:
- How do I use the Accessibility Checker in the Rich Content Editor as an instructor?
- Accessibility within Studio
- ReadSpeaker in Canvas for Faculty video
- General accessibility is supported by the Tools and Resources section of the Accessibility website
Once reviewed, adding accessibility and learning options into the online course content will make it easier for students to adjust the content to their learning preferences and/or meet accessibility needs.
Post the following links and/or video to your online course page and draw students’ attention to these options: