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Archive of posts filed under the Web accessibility category.

Evaluating Accessibility

Recently we have been involved in a number of conversations about accessibility as it relates to universal design for learning or universal design in education. Specifically, how does one measure the accessibility of curriculum, instruction, devices, and environments? How accessible does something have to be to be considered universal? A number of researchers are working [...]

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 [...]

Department of Justice Seeks Comments on Web Accessibility and ADA Regulations

When the Americans with Disabilities Act was enacted in 1990, the World Wide Web was in its infancy. Twenty-years later, the Department of Justice wonders if it is time to revise the landmark civil rights law in recognition of the ubiquitous role the Web plays in society. On July 26, 2010, the Department of Justice [...]