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Accessibility Awareness: Color Contrast

Date: March 16, 2021
Author: Christy Blew

When it comes to accessibility, colors that look good together may not be easily seen by those with visual impairments or color blindness. Authors need to make sure there is enough contrast between the foreground and background colors (ratio) of text content in documents and web pages.

Accessibility Awareness: Color Blindness

Date: March 16, 2021
Author: Christy Blew

The first step in creating more universally accessible instructional materials is awareness. This informational video on color blindness helps people understand people’s perspectives on color blindness and the importance of color choices in creating instructional materials.

Category: Color Usage

Accessibility Awareness: Alt-Text For images

Date: March 4, 2021
Author: Christy Blew

Alternate text is a phrase, sentence, or combination of these associated with a particular non-text element. In academics, non-text elements are going to appear frequently, and adding Alternative Text makes this content easier to understand for all, including those with cognitive and learning disabilities.

Category: Documents

SkipTo.js, the modern way to implement Bypass Blocks

Date: February 15, 2021
Author: Jon Gunderson

SkipTo.js is a JavaScript utility that provides a modern way to implement the bypass block requirement of the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. Just add the script to your web page or template with optional configuration information and the “Skip To Content” button will be added to your web page, allowing keyboard-only users to navigate …

Category: Keyboard

List Styles

Date: February 15, 2021
Author: Christy Blew

Informational video on the importance of lists and list styling in Word, Powerpoint and any other instructional materials.

Category: Documents
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