Are you Wondering what the accessibility Features of Windows 7 in a classroom setting off a Mac? Or does your Classroom only have Macs and you Wanted to be Informed on Windows?
Windows Accessibility By: Arien Becker and Allison Klopp
All photos taken by: Becker, Arien. 2015. Photograph.
- Enlarge different parts of the screen to make it easier to read - Can drag magnifier wherever you would like - Slows down movement of the cursor to make it easier to click things
How to access:
1. Go to Start Menu 2. Click “Control Panel”
3. Under “Ease of Access” click “Optimize visual display” 4. The third option down is “make things on the screen larger” and check the box labeled “Turn on Magnifier” 5. Click “OK” 6. The top bar on the top of your screen is your magnifier, it will magnify wherever your cursor is. 7. To exit, uncheck the “Turn on Magnifier”
Change of Mouse and Keyboard Used as Mouse Change of Mouse:
- Allows cursor color contrasts to easier see the mouse - Can make mouse bigger so its easier to see - Makes it easier to click on objects
How to Access:
1. Go to Start Menu 2. Click “Control Panel” 3. Click “Ease of Access” green heading 4. Under “Ease of Access Center” click “change how your mouse works”
5. Under “Make the mouse easier to use” you can pick one of nine mouse pointer options based upon your preferences 6. Check the circle you would like 7. Click “OK”
On-Screen Keyboard On-Screen Keyboard:
- Allows students without a keyboard to use a keyboard on screen - Can move screen keyboard anywhere on the screen
How to Access:
1. Go to Start Menu 2. Click “Control Panel” 3. Click “Ease of Access” green heading 4. Click “Ease of Access Center” green heading 5. Click on “Use the computer without a mouse of keyboard” 6. Check the box “Use-on Screen Keyboard” 7. Click “OK”