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Accessible PowerPoint Training

Welcome to the State of Minnesota’s free e-Learning program on how to create accessible PowerPoint documents. If you are new to PowerPoint accessibility, start at the beginning and work your way through the number sequence. If you have some experience with PowerPoint accessibility, then select whatever topic you need to learn right now.

Access the practice documents by opening the References link at the top right of the slide. 

You can jump directly to a section two ways:

  • The Course Menu Slide found near the beginning of each training module.
  • The hamburger menu on the top left of the screen.

Training Modules

1 The Essentials

Module 1 content:

  • What is accessibility and who benefits from accessible documents?
  • Presentation design basics
  • Templates
  • Document properties
  • Layouts
  • Slide Titles
  • Color Contrast

2 How to

Module 2 content:

  • Alternate text
  • SmartArt
  • Hyperlinks
  • Lists
  • Tables

3 Functions and The Checker

Module 3 content:

  • Reading order
  • Notes
  • Outline View
  • Advanced Features
  • Convert to PDF
  • Slide Master
  • Check existing PowerPoint for accessibility
  • Accessibility Checker
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