[Athen] LaTex and Accessibility - I need some help
heather.mariger at chemeketa.edu
Mon Jun 8 13:53:53 PDT 2020
I just wanted to thank you all for your generous responses and help
with this question. I am compiling a document with all of your suggestions
and comments and will share it with the instructor so we can figure out
where to go from here.
Thank you again,
*Digital Accessibility Advocate*
*Center for Academic Innovation*
*Chemeketa Community College*
*4000 Lancaster Drive NE - 9/126A*
*Salem, OR 97305*
*Diversity is being invited to the party; inclusion is being asked to
Verna Myers, author and speaker
On Wed, Jun 3, 2020 at 5:16 PM Heather Mariger <
heather.mariger at chemeketa.edu> wrote:
> The time I have dreaded has finally come!
> I have been trying to sort out/understand all of the different information
> on how to help faculty make math formulas accessible in their course
> documents. Between all of the conflicting/outdated information, lack of
> experience with different math tools and a general mental block when it
> comes to math, I have not been terribly successful.
> Today, I was approached by a math instructor who wants to make his
> materials more accessible. He uses LaTex in PDFs for his tests and
> handouts. I know that PDFs don't handle equations properly but am
> stymied on the best option to suggest for him to still be able to use LaTex
> but in an accessible way.
> Any advice or suggestions on how to help him would be greatly appreciated.
> I am so thrilled to be starting to make those voluntary inroads and I want
> to make sure that I am giving him the best advice/support possible without
> adding huge piles of work to his plate.
> I am so grateful to have all of you awesome folks to turn to when I hit
> the muddy waters...
> *Heather Mariger*
> *Digital Accessibility Advocate*
> *Pronouns: She/Her*
> *Center for Academic Innovation*
> *Chemeketa Community College*
> *4000 Lancaster Drive NE - 9/126A*
> *Salem, OR 97305*
> *Diversity is being invited to the party; inclusion is being asked to
> dance. *
> Verna Myers, author and speaker
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