Accessibility Training

EPUB Evaluation example

This is an example of an EPUB evaluation spreadsheet. eTextbooks are evaluated and given a score based on these accessibility standards.

All CUDA employees begin with accessibility evaluation training, which consists of  evaluating eTextbooks from Cool4Ed for 508 compliance. The eTextbooks are provided in the following formats:

  • HTML
  • PDF
  • EPUB

All eTextbooks are evaluated with assistive technologies (AT) and non-assistive technologies (NAT), regardless of the format.

Incoming employees are trained on how to complete accessibility evaluations for each format. During training, employees must complete two evaluations using both AT and NAT for each textbook format. 

Training Manuals

Below are training manuals for conducting accessibility evaluations of eTextbooks. Select the manual you wish to view by clicking on one of the links below. The manual will open as a PDF in a new window. 


Below are video tutorials for the accessibility evaluation training manuals. Select the tutorial you wish to view by clicking on one of the links below.  A new window will open containing several short videos for the selected evaluation format. 

Contact Us

If you would like to learn more about accessibility evaluations or how to get involved with CUDA, send us an email.


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