Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat Tips and Tricks

February 7, 2019, 10:00am to 11:30am
Intended audience: 
Academic Support Staff, Faculty, Graduate Students, Instructors

Come learn new tips and tricks that will help you create Word files and export them to Adobe Acrobat.  Focus is on using Styles to properly format documents and make global changes at the click of a button.  Also, learn how to use Optical Character Recognition (OCR) within your Adobe Acrobat files so they become searchable and accessible to people using assistive technologies.  Emphasis is on creating documents that provide greater functionality to all users.  This two-hour workshop includes lots of hands-on participation and addresses issues of document accessibility.

Please register on the DLS website's event listing.

Joseph Feria-Galicia


See event details for participation information.

Series description

Digital Learning Services is excited to offer workshops focused on creating accessible documents.  These workshops provide opportunities for hands-on participation, covering common software (Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Acrobat), specialized software for remediation (Ally in bCourses) as well as best practices for inclusive design. 

Participants will leave each workshop with a list of resources to assist them in future remediation efforts. 

For more information on accessible course content, please visit and the Digital Learning Services Accessibility Hub.

PLEASE NOTE: These workshops take place in different locations on campus. Please check the location of the specific event(s) you would like to attend.