Web accessibility means that people with disabilities can perceive, understand, navigate, and interact with your website. When I talk to my peers in higher ed, the most common reasons I hear for paying attention to web accessibility are: A sense of empathy Legal responsibility to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) […]
Wednesday, November 5th at 1:00pm ET Broadcasted over Google Plus, On-Air Hangout Conversation: #HigherEdLive If student affairs divisions were to reframe disability from a medical/deficit model to an inclusive social action/identity model, how would that impact the development of services and programs? Further, can student affairs provide leadership in challenging the prevalence of ableist messages that result […]
This post is sponsored and written by Formstack, an easy-to-use online form building solution. In higher education, maintaining a Section 508 compliant web presence is essential. However, many people assume that a website’s accessibility is the programmer’s responsibility. You might be surprised to learn that content can also impact accessibility. People with visual, hearing, motor, or […]
Organizations across the country are consistently seeking how to develop a digital content that maximizes the user experience and is ADA accessible. Learn how to legally meet the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 and Section 508 of the US Rehabilitation Act, along with keeping your information clear and engaging.
Wednesday, October 24th at 7:00pm EST Broadcasted over Google Plus, On-Air Hangout Conversation: #SAlive I sat down virtually over Google Plus On-Air Hangouts, with Rachel Luna, Assistant Director at the Center for Community of Involvement at the University of the Pacific for another episode of Student Affairs Live!
Ensuring our websites are usable by people of all abilities and disabilities is a legal and moral obligation many higher ed institutions have failed to live up to. Eric Stoller, an Oregon-based student affairs technology expert, national speaker, and blogger for Inside HigherEd, joins Higher Ed Live to talk about accessibility on the high ed […]