As part of the FIPSE supported 2012 Project GOALS (Gaining Online Accessible Learning) a new set of resources, or “cheat sheets” was developed to help assist individuals in the quest to create accessible content. GOALS currently has four cheat sheets available, addressing the following topics: Creating accessible documents in Microsoft Word, Creating Accessible Microsoft PowerPoint, PDF conversion in Microsoft Word and Creating accessible PDF documents in Acrobat X. Each resource is a single page, and is intended to be printed.
Helping individuals create accessible Word, PowerPoint and PDF documents
Target Student Population:
Teachers, marketing professionals, communications professionals, bloggers, students, support staff
Prerequisite Knowledge or Skills:
Knowledge of Word, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat
Type of Material:
As professional development tools either in workshops or by individuals
Evaluation and Observation
Very easily to understand, attractive and well designed single page "cheat" sheet on the 4 different topics. They will easily allow individuals to create accessible documents
Potential Effectiveness as a Teaching Tool
They are very effective training tools and therefore allow many instructors and staff to quickly learn how to make documents accessible
Ease of Use for Both Students and Faculty
The infographics are easy to read, understand, and follow.
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