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Web Content Accessibility Guidelines for Professors

  • Provide equivalent alternatives to auditory and visual content.
  • Don’t rely on color alone.
  • Use markup and style sheets and do so properly.
  • Clarify natural language usage.
  • Create tables that transform gracefully.
  • Ensure pages featuring new technology transform gracefully.
  • Ensure user control of time-sensitive content changes.
  • Ensure direct accessibility of embedded user interfaces.
  • Design for device-independence.
  • Use interim solutions.
  • Use W3C guidelines and technologies.
  • Provide context and orientation information.
  • Provide clear navigation mechanisms.
  • Ensure that documents are clear and simple.

For 20 Tips on Teaching an Accessible Online Course, see DO-IT’s webpage.

For detailed explanation of the guidelines and corresponding HTML techniques, W3C guidelines

Section 508 provides standards for intranet and internet information and applications.

If you need assistance with incorporating these guidelines when designing your course, please contact the Faculty Center at (912) 478-0049 on the Statesboro campus or (912) 344-3607 on the Armstrong campus or visit their website.

Last updated: 7/28/2022