What You Need to Know About the New 508 Compliance Rules

eLearning Brothers

On January 18, 2017, the United States Access Board published a final rule that jointly updates requirements for information and communication technology (ICT) covered by Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act and Section 255 of the Communication Act. There’s a “safe harbor” clause for legacy content. 508 compliance—it’s the hottest topic in eLearning!

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

Safe Harbor Statements - Clearly mark pages that are controlled and approved vs. those that are not. I can safely say that I have gotten nothing out of the site. Security - This is no worse than any other form of electronic communication. So, yes, you have to set up policies and alert people just like you do around any form of electronic communication (email, IM).

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