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Accessibility

Formatting Lists (Word and PowerPoint)

Lists in Microsoft Word or PowerPoint documents need structural list tags to allow screen reader users to easily navigate. Standard Guideline 1.3: Adaptable: Create content that can be presented in different ways (for example simpler layout) without losing information or structure 1.3.1 Info and Relationships (Level A)

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External Application, Smarthinking

External Application, Smarthinking

Cannot evaluate; institution should perform due diligence to ensure accessibility of product and content. Software applications that require institutional logins cannot be evaluated for accessibility. Institution needs to evaluate any program used for online coursework to be usable by people with disabilities. Standard Section 508 Compliance: Section 1194.22

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External Application, MindTap

External Application, MindTap

Cannot evaluate; institution should perform due diligence to ensure accessibility of product and content. Software applications that require institutional logins cannot be evaluated for accessibility. Institution needs to evaluate any program used for online coursework to be usable by people with disabilities. Standard Section 508 Compliance: Section 1194.22

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Video Players

Video Players

Video players need to allow keyboard access. Standard Guideline 2.1.3 Keyboard (No Exception) (Level AAA) All page functionality is available from the keyboard. Section 508 Compliance: Section 1194.21 Software Applications and Operating Systems (b) When software is designed to run on a system that has a keyboard, product

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Captions for Videos

Captions for Videos

Videos need accurate, timed captions that are not auto-generated. Standard 1.2.2 Captions (Prerecorded) (Level A) Synchronized captions are provided for non-live, web-based video (YouTube videos, etc.) Example of Standard in Action The Distance Education Captioning and Transcript grant made available through the California Community College Chancellor’s Office supports

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Labels in Forms

Labels in Forms

Multiple controls in forms have the same HTML label, HTML label is missing, or HTML label is not representative of the function of the control. Standard 1.1.1 Non-text Content (Level A) Form inputs have associated text labels 2.4.6 Headings and Labels (Level AA) Page headings and labels for form

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Unique Page Title

Unique Page Title

Page titles for all the modules are the same. Standard 2.4.2 Page Titled (Level A) The web page has a descriptive and informative page title. Example of Standard in Action The title of each Web page should: Identify the subject of the Web page Make sense when read

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PDF Files are Image-Based

PDF Files are Image-Based

PDF files can be created in multiple ways. In the past, you might have used an optical scanner to read a paper document and create an image file which would then be converted to PDF. The resulting PDF file would not be readable by a screen reader

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Converted Word/Powerpoint files to PDf

Converted Word/Powerpoint files to PDf

PDF files converted from Word or PowerPoint lack text styles, alternative text tags, and structural tags.  Standard Section 508 Compliance: Section 1194.22 Web-based intranet and internet information and applications. Example of Standard in Action PDF files need structural tags including header styles and list styles for navigation

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