Email Accessibility in Outlook

Email Accessibility in Outlook

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Technical level: Easy (non-technical)

Duration: 45 minutes (online self-paced class, estimate)

IAAP CAECs: 0.75 (This class counts toward renewal of IAAP certification)

Course Synopsis:

This course covers the basics of general accessibility principles, as well as some principles unique to email accessibility, and how to work within Microsoft Outlook to create accessible emails. The accessibility principles in this course apply to all email authoring programs, not just to Outlook, but Outlook-specific features are described where appropriate, and other email programs are not covered explicitly in this course.

Note: For those who need detailed technical information on these topics, we recommend the Full Curriculum Package.

Pricing for Online Class

Each class is $45 for a full year of access, or lower for group enrollment, or when purchasing multi-course curriculum packages. See the full set of curriculum options for details.

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Course table of contents

  • Introduction
  • Disabilities and Requirements
    • Disability
    • The Americans with Disabilities Act
    • The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines
  • Accessibility Tools & Settings
    • Accessibility Checker
    • Accessibility Pane
    • Microsoft Customer Support
    • Email Formats
  • Assistive Technologies
    • Outlook’s Immersive Reader
    • Common Assistive Technologies
  • Zoom and High Contrast
    • Zooming
    • High Contrast Mode
    • Display Preferences
  • Color and Visual Cues
    • Text Contrast
    • Conveying Meaning with Color
    • Conveying Meaning with Other Visual Cues
  • Text and Typography
    • Typeface
    • Font Size and Line Height
    • Styling Text
    • Lists
    • Reading Level
  • Links
    • Link Styles
    • Conveying the Purpose of the Link
  • Tables
    • Creating a Table in Outlook
    • Data Tables
    • Alternatives to Table Layouts
  • Images
    • Alternative Text
    • Image-Only Emails
  • Visual Media
    • Videos
    • GIFs
    • Flashing Content
  • Attached Documents