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Open Educational Resources (OER)

Introduction

Accessibility is key for OER. As we create new materials or course sites, considering accessibility helps to make the site usable for all students. 

For a broad set of resources, check out the CUNY Accessibility Guide. Below are selected resources. 

Resources

Readings

Accessibility Toolkit by OpenBC 


Tools

WAVE Tool - This tool helps to review a webpage for accessibility, and offers feedback. There is also a browser extension

WebAIM - Color Contrast Checker

Advanced Tools

Cadet - Allows for creation of captions for videos: "offline caption-editing software for creating post-production online captions or audio-description scripts." 

Contact

Ursula C. Schwerin Library
New York City College of Technology
of the City University of New York
300 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Circulation: 718.260.5470
Reference: 718.260.5485

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