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Creating Accessible PowerPoint Presentations

Posted on: October 26th, 2013 by annek

Written by Shweta Kailani

A PowerPoint presentation is the most commonly used format to deliver lectures in an Online/Hybrid/Web Enhanced face-to-face class. With the increasing population of students taking online courses, it has become imperative to develop fully accessible PowerPoint presentations. In this article, we will focus on how techniques of Universal Design in Learning (UDL) can be incorporated into the PowerPoint presentation structure to improve accessibility and learning outcomes for individuals with differing learning styles, learning abilities, and/or disabilities.

To access a PDF of this article, click  Creating Accessible PowerPoint presentations.

For a video tutorial, click How to make Accessible Presentations on PowerPoint.

For a Power Point covering best practices, click Best Practices on how to Create Accessible PowerPoint Presentation.