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Using Pattern Libraries for Accessible Elearning: Insights from CSUN 2018

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The 33 rd California State University, Northridge Assistive Technology Conference (CSUN) is like all good conferences: so much information so quickly that you fear your brain is about to melt. (By Sean Kelly and Thomas Dinkel identified three key behaviors developers can adopt to ensure accessibility ( presentation available here ): First, validate the code. Technology changes, as do challenges. Making elearning accessible is the right thing to do.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

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Digital content needs to be created in such a way that accommodates these assistive technologies. robust (content has to be able to be interpreted by assistive technologies such as screen readers). Have your courses been tested with assistive technologies?

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

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Digital content needs to be created in such a way that accommodates these assistive technologies. If training is either made by or delivered to a federal agency, it’s covered by Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, which requires information and communication technology (including elearning) to be accessible (See Maureen Orey’s TD at Work publication “ Designing Section 508 Compliant Learning ” for more detail (purchase required)).