Designing Accessible Open Educational Resources

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Accessible Open Educational Resources

In 2001 the World Health Organization redefined disability as “a mismatch in interaction between the features of a person’s body and the features of the environment in which they live.”

The following are links to online resources from the “Designing Accessible Open Educational Resources: a Hands-on Workshop” held on Monday, October 19th  facilitated by Amanda Coolidge, Open Education Manager at BCcampus.


JAWs reading an Accessible Webpage:
Video Player: The Floe Video Player is an inclusive, customizable HTML 5 video player component designed to deliver relevant and rich experiences.
BC Open Textbook Accessibility Toolkit
Creating Accessible Webpages:
Creating Accessible Word Documents:
Creating Accessible PDF Documents:
Creating Accessible PowerPoint Documents:
Creating Accessible Google Docs:

Microsoft Inclusive Design Toolkit
A toolkit to show how human diversity can create better design constraints. This toolkit can be used with any existing design processes.
Reuse is permitted under CC BY-ND-ND Download manual Download activities

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