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Collaboration Tools

Northwestern is committed to making information and programming on its websites and web applications accessible to people regardless of background or ability. We encourage you explore the accessibility best practices and tips for any collaboration tool you use to create a better digital experience for everyone.

Zoom Accessibility

Most functions in Zoom are user-friendly and are accessible to people who use assistive technology. There are, however, a few exceptions and best practices to note.

Best Practices for Zoom

Canvas Accessibility

Canvas is built using the most modern HTML and CSS technologies, and they are committed to W3C's Web Accessibility Initiative and Section 508 guidelines. You can find tips to make your canvas materials more accessible by viewing the guidelines on their website.

Canvas Design Guidelines