Inclusive design for Canvas

The following resources have been developed to help raise awareness of inclusive design considerations in Canvas.

This self-paced, online resource outlines the minimum essentials to create an inclusive, accessible Canvas course. It introduces the concept of inclusive design then explains how it can be applied to your course by way of style, content, structure and accessibility testing. Adopting this approach will improve the experience of your students, ensure quality and consistency across the University and uphold our international and national obligations.

Inclusive Design for Online Accessibility poster

This poster offers practical approaches for designing and testing for accessibility.

Common-sense approaches for inclusive Canvas course design

The approaches outlined in these documents draw on Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 and the work of the University of Auckland learning design community.