Monthly Archives: February 2011

Accessibility: An Unhidden Long Desc for an Image

If you have an image on a Web page, it’s recommended that you include an ALT tag for screen readers, but what if your image is a complex concept map? The standard answer is to include a link to a … Continue reading

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Some Key Accessibility and Captioning Resources

I was going to make a list, but I realized I could point you to some pre-existing lists I have already created at http://blogs.tlt.psu.edu/projects/accessibilitydemo/links.html. If you are especially concerned about captions, you may also want to see http://webstandards.psu.edu/content/some-captioning-how-tos

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I am Not an Attorney – Can I say anything about Accessibility?

One of the most frustrating aspects of the accessibility situation at Penn State has been the inability to say anything concrete because of the legal situation. Not only can I not comment specifically about the case, but I can’t always … Continue reading

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Skype and the Snow Day

In September 2009, we discussed how to plan a virtual class for a flu epidemic, but in Feb 2010, I realized the same concepts could be used for a snow day as well (and TLT thought it was a brilliant … Continue reading

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