Classroom Technology

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines for Instructors/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 detailed explanation of the guidelines and corresponding HTML techniques, please click HERE.

Section 508 provides standards for intranet and internet information and applications.  Please click HERE to view the Section 508 guidelines.

If you need assistance with incorporating these guidelines when designing your course, please contact the Center for Academic Technology Support (CATS) at (912) 478-0882 or visit their website HERE.


Last updated: 6/19/2018

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