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  1. Automated Accessibility Checkers

    Automated Accessibility Checkers Software Tools How to Check MS Offices 2010&2013 Windows (Word, PowerPoint) A built-in accessibility checker (Note: The accessibility checker only chec...
  2. How to Make a Word Document Accessible

    Create the Word document Mac users: Choose Ribbon from the View menu - this will make the interface similar to Windows versions of Word, so you can follow the instructions below. Check the following elements and ensure they a...
  3. How to Make a PowerPoint Accessible

    Create the PowerPoint Presentation Mac users: choose Ribbon from the View menu - this will make the interface similar to Windows versions of Word, so you can follow the instructions below. ...
  4. Accessibility at Lone Star College

    Lone Star College recognizes and supports the principles set forth in federal and state laws designed to eliminate discrimination against qualified individuals with disabilities. The College believes in equal access to educational opportunities for&...
  5. How to Make a PDF Accessible

    Creating the PDF There are two ways to create a PDF, either converting a source file like a PowerPoint or a Word document to a PDF, or scanning a hard copy of a document to PDF.  Converting to a PDF NOTE: Mac users,...
  6. How to Make Complex Images Accessible

    Most images can be made accessible using alternative (alt) text descriptions. But more complex images require more description than the limited one or two brief sentences that may be used in the image alternative text attribute. Text-based Desc...
  7. Using the Virtual Teaching Assistance Center (VTAC)

    The Virtual Teaching Assistance Center (VTAC) is an online knowledge base located at vtac.lonestar.edu .  This should be the first place you go for help – it will most likely have the information you need.  If you can’t f...
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  9. Viewing Attendance Data

    Click on Communication on the navbar and select Attendance. Click on the register listed under Register Name. If there is no register listed, one has not been created. When the attendance data appears: Export All ...
  10. LockDown Browser Autolaunch

    Beginning May 31, LockDown Browser will no longer function from a desktop shortcut. Instead, students will open D2L in their usual browser, navigate to the quiz, and choose the "Launch LockDown Browser" button at the bottom of the screen. ...