In this page you may find an outline and description of the procedure for ensuring the accessibility of digital educational material. Please, mind that the most basic and important thing is assuring that the content tailored to the target audience and is effective in achieving the learning goals.
Accessible educational material
Here you can find tools and guidelines to create accessible digital educational material.
However, you should be aware of the accessibility aspects of the different types of digital content. See: Accessible digital content.
Assistive Technologies (ATs) are those that help people to perform daily activities. Here, we focus on the most used ATs in digital education like the ones for reading digital texts.
There are digital formats that are not intended for users to modify the content. There is a wide offer of such kinds of digital formats to implement graphic, audio, video and interactive documents. We focus here on book-like documents such as digital books, comics, class notes and handouts, etc. PDF, EPUB and Web are the most common digital formats in which learning materials of this kind are made available to students.
There are 6 different types of digital content that can be part of learning materials: