Accessible Technology Initiative Resources
The CSU has mandated that educational opportunities are available to all students, regardless of disabilities. "Accessibility" means making course material available to the disabled. More information can be found at the campus Accessible Technologies Initiative website.
View the Accessibile Technology Initiative resource list below:
Captioning Video Using MAGpie
Use MAGpie to add closed captioning to your small video projects. Video formats will include Quicktime movies, RealMedia Video, youtube, and Windows Media Video. This resource will also teach you how to include your video clips on your webpages. The purpose for using MAGpie is to meet ADA 508 compliance as it involves video access to students with disabilities.
Creating Accessible PDF files
The process of creating accessible PDF files will be learn in order to meet ADA 508 compliance. You will learn about Acrobat tools to make PDF files ADA compliant.
Creating Accessible Word files
The process of creating an accessible MS Word file will be learn in order to meet ADA 508 compliance. You will be able to convert a Word document into an accessible format following recommended guidelines. You will find that the process is very fast and simple.
Creating Accessible PowerPoint Presentations
These resources will teach you how to create accessible PowerPoint presentations and how to use LecShare in order to meet Section 508 compliance. You will find that the instructions easy to follow. The training will point out areas of your presentation that need to be corrected to meet Section 508 standards.