InfoPro designs, develops, and delivers high quality Section 508 compliant products to meet time-critical demands of our clients.
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Tips To Section 508 Compliance in E-learning
While accessibility has been a part of the eLearning discaussion for the past several years, accessibility has come to the forefront this past year as Section 508 Compliance has been increasingly enforced across the learning industry.
Section 508, an amendment to the Rehabilitation act of 1973, requires all Federal agencies to make their technology accessible to those with disabilities. The recent crackdown on agencies that haven’t adhered to Section 508 has made waves in the eLearning world, sparking action and discussion. Accessibility has long been a priority within eLearning. Whether it be for training or learning, access to information is key and should not be withheld from anyone.
So here are some short term and long term goals that a learning or publishing organization should plan for:
Example of a simple graphic:
Alternate Text: “A Microsoft Project window with the Standard toolbar highlighted is displayed.
Example of a complex graphic-
Alternate Text: “The Above graph shows traffic density on Ring Road and Outer Ring Road between 6:00 AM and 10:00 AM measured in cars per minute. Density on Ring Road ranges from a high of 210 at 9:00 AM, down to 100 cars per minute at 6:00 AM. On Outer Ring Road, the density increases from 92 at 6:00 AM to 165 at 8:30 AM, and then down to 120 at 10:00 AM.” For Animations: Animations can be made Section 508 Compliant by
All-in all, it is feasible to make your training Section 508 Compliant. Would suggest you to try above options and write to us about your experiences and queries about Section 508 compliance in the context of organizational learning and education.
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