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In this day where computers and the web are a daily part of life, people now have better and more independent access to information and communication. New technology developments can make this access easier, but they can also raise new barriers. These barriers can often be removed by considering the needs of disabled users when designing and implementing computer interfaces.

This is why we are presenting…

Accessibility and Inclusion in eLearning

  • Presented by:

  • Dr. Elizabeth Forgione-Barkas, Director of eLearning

  • Shantell Strickland-Davis, Professional Development Instructional Developer


Please put your questions or concerns about creating accessible eLearning experiences on your sticky note and place in the cloud.

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Which one of these does NOT directly affect Higher Education?

  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

    TEXT 590777 TO 37607

  • Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA)

    TEXT 746461 TO 37607

  • Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act

    TEXT 746462 TO 37607

  • Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act

    TEXT 784597 TO 37607

Poll Results: http://www.polleverywhere.com/multiple_choice_polls/XqObD8WZDSMrjtz


Which one of these does NOT directly affect Higher Education?

  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

  • Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA)

  • Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act

  • Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act


What percentage of administrators report a confidence that their online courses are

CompletelyorMostly

compliant with Section 504 and 508?

24% - TEXT 789822

52% - TEXT 789823

73% - TEXT 789824

88% - TEXT 789825

Poll Results: http://www.polleverywhere.com/multiple_choice_polls/HkbtQGyZ57FiJMB


World Wide Consortium (W3C)

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines


Which disability group(s) do you think would be most affectedwhen viewing this video?

After viewing this video, how comfortable are you with completing an assignment that focuses around the understanding of the content of this video?


Lip reading which is used by 10% of individuals who are DEAF or HARD OF HEARINGcan be misunderstood since only about 25% of spoken English words are clearly identifiable.

Deaf or Hard of Hearing students may require accommodations in two main areas: Java Applets and Multimedia Video.


eLearningstrategies for inclusion:

Java Applets


eLearningstrategies for inclusion:

Closed Captioning and Transcripts


eLearningstrategies for inclusion:

Electronic Communications


Which disability group(s) do you think would be most affectedwhen viewing this video?

After viewing this video, how comfortable are you with completing an assignment that focuses around the understanding of the content of this video?


  • Some content items that may present difficulty to students that are blind or have low vision are:

  • Images lacking sufficient description

  • Charts and graphics

  • Diagrams

  • Maps

  • Anatomical sketches

  • Color-coded displays


eLearningstrategies for inclusion:

Meaningful Headings and Links


Close your eyes…


Alternate Text

Source: http://wogandavid.wordpress.com/2013/04/25/seo-how-it-works-and-why-its-better-than-paid-search/


eLearningstrategies for inclusion:

Text Alternatives to Graphics, Image Maps,

and Photographs


eLearningstrategies for inclusion:

Audio and Video Text Descriptions


eLearningstrategies for inclusion:

Color Contrast


Color contrast - Standard

WCAG 2.0 AA4.5:1 ratio

http://www.lighthouse.org/accessibility/design/accessible-print-design/effective-color-contrast


Which disability group(s) do you think would be most affectedwhen viewing this video?

After viewing this video, how comfortable are you with completing an assignment that focuses around the understanding of the content of this video?


eLearningstrategies for inclusion:

Organized, Clear Directions


eLearningstrategies for inclusion:

Extended Time


eLearningstrategies for inclusion:

Classroom Supplements


  • Most common Accommodations:

  • More time/extended time

  • Color contrast

  • Alternative text for images

  • Closed-captioning for videos


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