Poster Description: Though PDF materials are widely used, they require an awareness of accessibility best practices, technical acumen, and time to properly accessibility tag. This poster shares the approaches developed and applied by an experienced instructional design team that have created and remediated hundreds of PDF resources for accessibility compliance.
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Presenter Names: Stefaniada Voichita, Kari D. Weaver, Mike Chee, Janna Kholodova, University of Waterloo
Presenter Bios: Stefaniada Voichita is the Library Associate, Instructional Design at the University of Waterloo Library where she oversees the day to day design and development of accessible online learning objects and maintains the open learning materials collection in the Library’s Online Learning Object Repository. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Janna Kholodova is an Instructional Graphic Design Co-op Student on the University of Waterloo Library’s Instructional Design Team and a student in the School of Architecture. In the library, she envisions and develops custom graphics, designs infographics, and provides accessibility tagging support for PDFs. Email: email@example.com
Dr. Kari D. Weaver is the Learning, Teaching, and Instructional Design Librarian at the University of Waterloo Library where she leads the work of the Instructional Design Team, develops library teaching culture, and enhances strategic partnerships related to teaching and learning. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mike Chee is currently the Open Education Librarian at the University of Waterloo Library where he supports stakeholders across campus in finding, assessing, adapting, creating, and licensing in addition to studying faculty perceptions and barriers to OER use. Mike is particularly knowledgeable about accessibility standards for online learning. Email: email@example.com