How do I add ALT text for an image in TITANium?
You will learn how to add ALT text (a description) for an image in your course in TITANium. Inserting an image into your course in TITANium can be quite useful. However, to make the image accessible and usable to students with low vision or blind, you should add ALT text or a description of the image.
Follow these steps after you have already added or are in the process of adding an image to your course.
1. Enter your course in TITANium.
In the following sample course some images have already been added but the descriptions have not.
For each image, consider the purpose for using it. The description should let the student using a screen reader have equitable access.
2. Turn editing on.
3. Click on Edit for the resource or tool where the image is located.
5. Double-click the image.
7. Type your description in the Description field.
10. Your image now has an ALT description.
11. What if the image is more complex?
For graphs, charts, and other complex figures, you should add an appropriately complex description. However, for a long description, you should add the text below the image or link to a document. The Description field is not intended for extensive descriptions.
To learn more about creating appropriate ALT text, view these websites:
You have now learned how to add ALT text to your images in TITANium.