Disability & Accessibility Services (DAS) is committed to assisting Berea College faculty & staff in making course materials, informational materials, and other resources available to all students in an accessible format. The guides and links to additional resources below are provided to help facilitate this process.
Microsoft Word Documents
Microsoft PowerPoint Presentations
Extended Time on Quizzes and Exams
Zoom Video Communications
Enabling Closed Captioning in Zoom
Zoom provides detailed instructions and a video on how to enable closed captioning in Zoom video sessions.
Captioning Zoom Video Recordings
If you record lectures or class meetings in Zoom, Zoom can transcribe those videos stored in the cloud. Zoom provides detailed instructions at the link below:
If you find that your video transcript or captions are automatically transcribed with errors, please contact Disability & Accessibility Services (DAS) staff. DAS will have your video captioned by a third-party captioning vendor and work with you to have the captioned video uploaded to Zoom or Moodle.
Creating an Accessible Syllabus
Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
- Universal Design for Learning (UDL) on Campus
Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is an educational framework that guides the design of learning, goals, materials, methods, and assessments as well as the policies surrounding these curricular elements with the diversity of learners in mind. UDL emphasizes accessibility from the outset, including the connection to creating and procuring course materials that are accessible to all students.
- Kansas Accessibility Resource Network
Kansas Accessibility Resource Network has 10 free online, on-demand courses in accessibility for any student, staff, or faculty in higher education. The courses range from Documents, Videos, Face-to-Face and Conference Presentations, Basic Assistive Technology and Web Accessibility to Impairment Awareness!
- Information Accessibility in Learning Project
A collection of helpful resources regarding text accessibility, image accessibility, audio accessibility, and video accessibility.