You may be wondering why accessibility matters. In addition to the legal reasons, such as ADA and section 504/508, universal design creates a better learning experience for all students. The universal design process provides a way to create instructional goals, methods, materials, and assessments that work for everyone—rather than a single, one-size-fits-all solution.
Instructors should make sure that multimedia content used outside the classroom for instruction is accessible. Adding captions to video content is advisable and instructions are here.
More information on creating and providing accessible content is available here.