One Small Thing: Adding Alternative Text


One Small Thing is a series of videos and prompts on one small thing your can do today to make a big impact on your course’s digital accessibility and inclusivity.

One Small Thing for Better Digital Accessibility and Inclusivity: Identify a Word Document, Google Document, or an area of Brightspace where you have included images and add alternative text to those images.

Learn why and how with the following short video. To skip ahead to the tutorial for your specific software or program, search for the following phrases in the transcript then click on the highlighted text:

  • Adding Alt Text in Microsoft Word
  • Adding Alt Text in Google Docs
  • Adding Alt Text in Gmail
  • Adding Alt Text in Brightspace

Want some Practice? Use the documents below to practice adding alternative text: