Learn how to create accessible Word documents

(Reprinted from the Sheridan Insider – February 9, 2021)

Would you like to learn more about the many features available to you to create accessible documents? Enhance the usability and accessibility of your Word files while reaching the greatest number of users possible!

The Centre for Equity and Inclusion, in collaboration with the Centre for Teaching and Learning as part of the Teach Well program, invite you to develop your knowledge of digital inclusion through a series of webinars.

Join us for the next webinar in the Digital Inclusion Series, Creating Accessible Word Documents, led by professor Allison Fitzgibbon.

What will I learn in this session?

  • Why we create accessible Word documents
  • How to create accessible Word documents
  • How to select headings and fonts
  • How to add media, tables and hyperlinks 
  • How to check for accessibility

The content is geared towards users with previous knowledge and use of the application.

How do I register?

All Sheridan employees are welcome to attend. The one-hour session will be delivered online through Microsoft Teams.

Please choose one of the following dates:

  • Thursday, February 25, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 11, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Please email accessibility@sheridancollege.ca to register. You will be sent an event link upon registration. 

Registration will close at 10 a.m. on the morning of the session. 

If you require information about the accessibility of this session or to request accommodation, please contact margaret.sanderson1@sheridancollege.ca  

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