Thing 6 – Accessibility

Accessibility is so important and is a major focus of my day to day job as a Creative Learning Assistant as I support staff on their journey of making their learning materials accessible.   I remember learning about the accessibility features…

Thing 6 – Accessibility

Thing 6 -Accessibility

Do you have trouble accessing information on the web? Thing 6 discusses how the internet can make information inclusive and accessible, and conversely,  the factors and barriers which decrease accessibility. There is some amazing technology available to assist users to access internet content (text to speech translators is one example), but these can only assist …

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Thing 6 -Accessibility

Thing 6 – Accessibility

Years ago my husband and I started a little import business and built our website from scratch. We spent hours planning the content and working on our site.  The topic of accessibility was an eye opener for me.  I learned many things but mainly I learned how uninformed and ignorant I was about the range […]

Thing 6 – Accessibility

Thing 6: Accessibility

How to make online content accessible is not something I know a lot about but increasingly comes up in my interactions with library users. Services to support our students and staff with disabilities are split across a few different areas of the university, so knowing more about web accessibility can help me anticipate and avoid… Read more Thing 6: Accessibility

Thing 6: Accessibility

How accessible is my website? (23 Things – Thing 6)

Thing 6 of the 23 Things course covers accessibility. While I thought I had a fairly good grip on ways in which to make my website and presentations accessible, I was overlooking quite a few things. I ran the Website Accessibility eValuation Tool (WAVE) on my website. The results were eye opening. Read more…

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How accessible is my website? (23 Things – Thing 6)

Accessibility

I never really thought about accessibility on the Internet. The articles I read thanks to the 5th thing of 23 Things made me realize how low the inclusion is in some areas on the internet. People easily face disadvantages because of the low awareness for handicaps. I checked two websites that I use regularly and … Continue reading Accessibility

Accessibility

Thing 6: Accessibility – Making it possible for everyone to take part in the Digital Cosmos

Hello and welcome back to the Digital Cosmos & I! Personal and physical health can, in my opinion, be seen as a treasure and gift, which we should appreciate and be thankful for. By working and dealing with the sixth Thing, I got an eyes-opening insight on the topic of accessibility. Before reading through the … Continue reading Thing 6: Accessibility – Making it possible for everyone to take part in the Digital Cosmos

Thing 6: Accessibility – Making it possible for everyone to take part in the Digital Cosmos