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Accessibility Guide for Digital Content

Creating accessible content is not just for students with disabilities but benefits all learners. Learn how to design course content or documents to be accessible.

About Immersive Reader

Immersive Reader is a tool from Microsoft that assists you with reading and comprehension in Microsoft programs as well as in the Canvas learning management system.

You can use Immersive Reader to do the following:

  • Adjust the font size, font style, line spacing, and background color.

Immersive Reader's adjustments for fonts


  • Identify parts of speech or split words into syllables to help with your grammar skills. 

Immersive Reader's adjustments for grammar


  • Use a text-to-speech function, find definitions and hear pronunciations with a built-in dictionary, and translate text to 60-plus languages.

Immersive Reader's adjustments for language