e-Learning Accessibility & Usability

After 18 years in the field of e-Learning and as a doctoral learner in instructional design and online learning, I am intrigued by the intersection.

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Methods of Indicating the Purpose of a Link

Overview The different methods of indicating a link’s purpose are often misunderstood and incorrectly implemented. The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) explicitly require that link.

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A personal response to Reed Hastings, Co-Founder & CEO of Netflix

Dear Mr. Hastings, Today I received your personal apology in my in-box where you apologized for coming across as lacking respect and humility with the.

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Employee Spotlight – Timothy Springer

I had the pleasure to interview Tim Springer, the CEO and one of the founders of SSB BART Group. Tim has an impressive resume, background.

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Remarks on Internet Explorer 9 Accessibility and Compatibility with Assistive Technology

The release of Internet Explorer 9 has brought about new accessibility challenges which have, as a result, necessitated many assistive technology manufacturers to release new.

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Accessible Text Clouds

The use of text clouds can offer a fun, visually appealing method of displaying the frequency or popularity of words on a web page. Merely relying on font-sizes, weights and color to convey hierarchy can exclude some users from accessing important information on the website, though. By ensuring that the raw data is structured with OL tags in HTML, screen readers such as JAWS will convey the hierarchy of the list items and render the information as it is structured and in the order that the content appears in the Document Object Model (DOM).

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How to get a VPAT

Many customers come to Level Access with the goal of getting a VPAT for their product. (Often that happens sometime between April and July when.

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Section 508 Testing Approaches

So you know that you have to comply with Section 508 and now you want to understand your options for testing that compliance. This post covers the basic choices for how to do 508 testing and evaluation requirements for your testing infrastructure.

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Normative and Functional Testing

As the field of accessibility has become larger, it has also become more formal and professional. Prior to formal accessibility standards, governments and other organizations.

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