Watch

  • Students are required to watch this 30 second video demonstrating an untagged PDF document being read by a screen reader: Untagged PDF Being Read by a Screen Reader (opens new window)
  • Students are encouraged to watch this series of 5 Lynda.com videos (33:48) (opens new window) with Chad Chelius in his series on Creating Accessible PDFs (2014). They include:
    1. Creating a PDF using PDFMaker (Windows only)
    2. Generating a PDF file from Word on a Mac
    3. Understanding layout considerations
    4. Understanding Word styles
    5. Checking and fine-tuning the PDF after conversion from Word
  • Students are encouraged to watch this series of 11 Lynda.com videos (49:15) (opens new window) with Chad Chelius in his series on Creating Accessible PDFs (2014). They include:
    1. Discovering if a PDF is currently accessible
    2. Understanding the workflow
    3. All PDF files are not created equal
    4. Taking a tour of an accessible PDF file
    5. Understanding reading order
    6. Understanding PDF remediation in Acrobat
    7. Adding tags to a document in Acrobat
    8. Artifacting elements
    9. Adjusting document properties
    10. Checking and fine-tuning the remediated PDF
    11. Using the Make Accessible Wizard