Continuing our look at accessibility challenges, we look at inaccessible external websites, strict time constraints on exams, unclear or non-descriptive course content, and course content without proper headings and styles for navigation.
In part 1 of our look at accessibility challenges, we examine unclear navigation or inconsistent course designs, audio content without a transcript or text alternative, unclear or not meaningful links, images with no alternative text, colors used for instructional purposes, and videos without captioning.
How many of us have had a student ask, “Where is [blank]?” While sometimes, this may be a simple oversight, it may also denote a navigation problem. In looking at accessibility, course organization is essential and can significantly impact a student’s ability to navigate the course with ease.
The first day of spring has come and gone and—though Kansas weather may or may not have gotten the memo—baseball season is here, flowers are blooming, cotton trees are preparing to wreak havoc upon unsuspecting victim’s allergies, and it is time for spring cleaning. Time to bust out the broom, the vacuum cleaner, the mops, and maybe some face masks and allergy pills for all that dust. I can almost hear the sounds of people cheering and booing from here.