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Archive of posts filed under the Design category.

Campus Conversations About Accessible Design

This week we are pleased to highlight a conversation unfolding through the Chronicle of Higher Education and writers at ProfHacker. ProfHacker features three articles each week concerning productivity tactics for faculty, staff, and administrators in higher education. Their collaboration with the Chronicle of Higher Education provides excellent exposure for their insight and creativity. Naturally, a [...]

Why go to class? Do I really need to know that?

Two interesting items crossed my desk this week. Allow me to share. First, a cartoon from Family Circus, where Billy struggles with homework and asks his mom, “Why do I hafta learn this stuff when I can just look it up on the computer?” View the Family Circus cartoon at http://www.arcamax.com/familycircus/s-849212-972263 Second, I’m a bit [...]

The Accessibility of Dynamic Web Content

Today’s posting address a fairly advanced topic concerning the universal design of instructional materials. However, it seems important to periodically challenge our readers to develop more advanced instructional design skills. The Roadmap for Accessible Rich Internet Applications (WAI-ARIA Roadmap) is a resource guide created by staff at the Illinois Center for Information Technology and Web [...]