Providing accessible documents in your course ensures that all learners are able to use your content and participate in your course on equal footing. In this workshop, you will apply accessibility best practices in authoring and remediating documents and other course resources to provide a digitally accessible experience for all students.


The goal of the workshop is to provide skills to author and remediate documents for accessibility, including Word documents, PowerPoint presentations, Excel files, PDFs, and journal articles.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this workshop, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify methods for authoring accessible documents.
  • Practice strategies for remediating documents and resources to ensure accessibility.

Workshop Structure

This hands-on workshop is facilitated face-to-face and includes both direct instruction and time for participants to create and remediate documents and resources. Virtual sessions may be available.

Time Commitment

90 minutes in workshop, variable preparation time

Expectations and Participation

Participants are expected to:

  • Arrive prepared to participate
  • Actively engage in workshop activities
  • Participate in workshop discussions

This workshop counts toward the requirements of the Digital Accessibility digital credential. Active participation is required to earn credit toward your badge. Confirmation of your participation is at the discretion of the facilitator.


Kristin Juhrs, Senior Accessibility Instructional Designer

Pre-Workshop Preparation

Participants will be provided with documents for use in this workshop. All attendees should bring a laptop with Microsoft 365 pre-loaded.


Microsoft 365 Education