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Passing on a great idea from Sharron Rush at Knowbility….
This is the time of year you’re on a range of websites browsing for presents etc. So you begin to notice the websites with bad accessibility or usability design; they are the ones that have you shouting at the screen because you’ve had to fill [...]Continue reading: Harnessing the power of Internet Shopping Rage….
Well it’s taken nearly all the summer but we do now have a selection of video guides for In-Folio. Matt Harrison did some superb guides before he finished for the break and I’ve added a couple of basic introductions.
The complete set of videos can be accessed with the Xerte package below:
[...]Continue reading: In-Folio Guides
Breath controlled tweeting, cued speech, web accessibility, inclusive design and building accessibility into publisher training all feature in this week’s update highlighting the most interesting distractions to Alistair’s workflow last week.Continue reading: Distraction attraction
Another Guest blog post, this time from Rohan Slaughter, head of Technology at Beaumont College. He spent the first couple of weeks in May in transit including a visit to the YAI conference in New York. It is great that the work being done in Independent Specialist Colleges is being recognised [...]Continue reading: New York, New York (and a few other places)
Mike Thrussell from Henshaws College is a learning technologist and has developed the Access: YouTube website. It is an accessible interface for students with learning difficulties and disabilities to search for and control videos on YouTube.
He has kindly agreed to write a guest blog post for us on [...]Continue reading: Development of Access: YouTube – Guest Post
On March 15, 2011 By Alistair McNaught
Fix the Web makes it easy for disabled users to report inaccessible websites they come across. A team of volunteers approaches website owners to advise on making improvements. By piggy backing on JISC TechDis investment in an open source accessibility toolbar project, Fix the Web has made it easier for people to report inaccessible sites.Continue reading: “Fix the Web” harnesses community power (and JISC TechDis code)
NIACE will host nine regional events that will widen engagement in the Online basics programme by offering briefing to a wide range of potential providers and stakeholders. The events will share and promote good teaching and learning practice in digital inclusion initiatives taking account of best practice in delivery and offering latest advice on good [...]Continue reading: NIACE Beyond Online Basics event
On July 27, 2010 By Simon Ball
Day 2 was spent entirely ensconced in Track 4, as I had papers to present there in the first and last sessions of the day. The opening session was themed Easy-To-Web and, for me at least, was the most consistently interesting of the whole conference. First up was Markus Erle presenting his work [...]Continue reading: ICCHP Conference, Vienna, July 14th-16th 2010 (pt2)
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