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Category: D2L-Accessibility

D2L Brightspace Web Page Accessibility Checklist

Use the Template The best thing you can do to make your D2L web pages accessible, is to use the template pages provided in your course development shell, to create new pages for your course.…

Organizing Your D2L Course Accessibly

All people learn differently. Organizing your course in a way that supports the learning needs and styles of all users can be a difficult task. Your learning materials need to engage, educate, evaluate and accommodate…

Meeting Web Content Accessibility Standards in D2L

Recommendation We recommend that you consider creating HTML topics for your course content when possible. HTML code is easier for assistive technologies to interpret than application based files such as MS Word. It also allows…

Configuring a D2L Account for Optimal JAWS Screen Reading

The following is a brief guide on how to properly configure your D2L Account Settings for optimal screen reader use. To begin, we will first navigate to the account settings page. Begin at the MyHome…

10 Tips for Creating Accessible Course Content

With recent lawsuits in higher education and updates to Section 508 on the horizon, it is more important than ever that online learning content be made accessible to students with disabilities.  Janet Sylvia, Web Accessibility…

Navigating Quizzes in D2L with JAWS

To begin, we will first navigate to the MY HOME page and then to QUIZ page. Begin at the MyHome page. Press (Insert+F7)to bring up the links list dialog. Use the “Down Arrow” to navigate to the correct…

Navigating Content in D2L with JAWS

The following is a brief guide on how to navigate through D2L’s online course content and materials provided by your instructor. To begin, first navigate to the home page and then to content page. Tip: D2L…

Configuring D2L Account Settings for JAWS Users

The following is a brief guide on how to properly configure your D2L Account Settings for optimal screen reader use. To begin, we will first navigate to the account settings page. Begin at the MyHome…