Accessibility

Tech’ top tips – #30. Making PowerPoint work for you

Tweet This tip is provided by the Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology (CELT). We’ve all been there – a big presentation, whether it be for work or study, and the presenter shows a million text filled PowerPoint slides and just reads the screen. The entire audience falls asleep and more importantly the messages are not conveyed. So what can we do when using PowerPoint to make our presentations more engaging and accessible? The first piece of advice is to remember that the PowerPoint slides are not the entire presentation. The ... read more

Tech’ top tips – #12. Making the computer work for you

Tweet This tip is provided by the Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology (CELT). Whether on campus or when using Windows 10 at home, a number of accessibility options are available for colleagues and students to tailor the PC for specific needs. To open the Windows 10 Ease of Access centre click on the Start button and type ‘Ease’ or use the Windows key + I keyboard shortcut and click on Ease of Access. In here you will find a number of options that relate to the PC reading screen content, a built in magnifier and the option to select one of ... read more

Tech’ top tips – #3. Shortcuts to success

Tweet This tip is provided by the Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology. When using the Windows PC’s around campus, a number of keyboard shortcuts are available to help make life easier when navigating around the systems. Keyboard shortcuts can also help with accessibility of systems – here are a few you may know already and some you may not. Ctrl + C – copy highlighted items Ctrl + X – cut selected text Ctrl + V – paste copied items Ctrl + Z – undo Ctrl + A – select all items on screen Ctrl + E – centre selected items (e.g. text or ... read more