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Accessibility of College Radio Stations

This post comes live from the National Student Electronic Media Convention, the annual fall convention of College Broadcasters, Inc (CBI). It’s in Seattle this year, and I was invited to present on web/media accessibility along with folks from WKNC, North Carolina State University’s student-run radio station. This is a very cool coincidence, since my co-presenters […]

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Multiple Choice with Radio Buttons: A Comparison of Online Survey Tools

In 2017, I and a small group of colleagues collaborated on a series of accessibility workshops that we delivered as pre-conference sessions at three national conferences, AHEAD, EDUCAUSE, and Accessing Higher Ground. If you were a participant in any of these workshops, you’re about to receive a follow-up survey. This blog post documents my quest […]

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New Years Resolution: Underline Your Links!

Do you have control or influence over the design of one or more web pages? If so, then I encourage you to add this New Years resolution to your list: Underline your links! Since the dawning of the Web, browsers have underlined links so users could distinguish link text from surrounding text. In fact, all […]

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My Audio Description Talk @ CSUN

At CSUN 2017 I opened the conference on Wednesday morning with a presentation on audio description. The purpose of my presentation was to muse about how organizations with large quantities of videos might meet Success Criterion 1.2.5 of the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0: 1.2.5 Audio Description (Prerecorded): Audio description provided for all prerecorded […]

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Accessible Language Pickers: a11y meets i18n/l10n

Helena Zubkow and Mike Herchel published a great article recently comparing the U.S. Presidential candidates websites on accessibility. That article points out several features (both good and bad) that affect accessibility for some visitors to their sites. There’s one feature in particular that I want to expand upon since it’s been on my mind lately. […]