Course Description

This course introduces designers and artists to fundamental concepts in inclusive design. Topics include creating accessible online content, captioning and describing video, and an introduction to the social opportunities of inclusive design. Students should gain an understanding of best practices in creating digital media that complies with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). For online courses, students must have access to Microsoft Word and Microsoft PowerPoint to complete assignments. Students are responsible for purchasing their own software for class. Trial versions of the software are sometimes available on the company website, but at this time there are no discounts available for Continuing Studies students.


  • Find reasons for digital inclusion, including awareness of relevant regional legislation
  • Enhance considerations for the design of accessible online media
  • Familiarize with software and online tools, guidelines and methodologies for digital media inclusion


Thank you for your interest in this course. Unfortunately, the course you have selected is currently not open for enrollment. Please fill out the course inquiry by clicking the link below so that we may promptly notify you when enrollment opens.