PowerPoint is widely used in the CSU as an instructional tool for students and staff. The training videos below are designed to help you create an accessible PowerPoint from scratch or to teach others how to do so.
Unit 1 - Introduction to PowerPoint Accessibility (1 min 33)
Unit 2 - The Law (1 min 51)
Unit 3 - Layout Basics (5 min)
Unit 4 - Slide Layouts (3 min 45)
Unit 5 - Add Alternative Text to Graphics (3 min 40)
Unit 6 - Grouping Images and Making Them Accessible (2 min 30)
Unit 7 - Long Descriptions for Complex Images (2 min)
Unit 8 - Making Hyperlinks Accessible (3 min 16)
Unit 9 - Making eMail Addresses Accessible (1 min)
Unit 10 - Inserting Documents into PowerPoint (1 min 40)
Unit 11 - Adding Tables to Your Presentation (3 min 46)
Unit 12 - Adding Charts into PowerPoint (1 min 10)
Unit 13 - Copying Data From Another Application (1 min 43)
Summary (1 min 51)
The training videos above do not address retrofitting a PowerPoint presentation that has already been published. Use LecShare software to check the accessibility of PowerPoint 2007 presentations. This software also allows you to create accessible HTML and MS Word versions of your PowerPoint presentations that can easily be posted to your website. The vendor provides a very useful tutorial on using LecShare.
This training was produced by the Accessible Technology Initiative. It was partially funded by the EnACT Grant.
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