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Document Accessibility Fundamentals Course

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Assistive Technology Initiative
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Document Accessibility Fundamentals Course

Course Description:

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The Document Accessibility Fundamentals (DAF) Course is comprised of a series of self-guided, self-paced modules which provide content authors with a foundational understanding of how to create accessible Word, PowerPoint, and PDF documents.
Individuals completing this course will earn the Document Accessibility Fundamentals badge, having demonstrated how to create accessible documents (Word, PowerPoint, and PDF) using Microsoft 365 and Acrobat Pro DC. This includes, for example, adding alt text for images, styles for document structure, and using effective color contrast. They have also demonstrated how to identify and fix document accessibility-related issues using built-in and 3rd-party accessibility checkers.
Course Length: Approximately 4-6 weeks

Compensation: Varies

2022 DAF Pilot Results:

The DAF Pilot will end in Oct. 2022. Reports will be reported out at the end of the fall semester.