Today marks the ninth annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). Visit the GAAD website for more information including: an assessment of the current state of accessibility; most common electronic accessibility failures on homepages; an article addressing how populations are affected by inaccessibility; a discussion of common disabilities/impairments; examples of how… Continue Reading about Global Accessibility Awareness Day – May 22
Selecting the proper color palette is an important step in electronic communications. Color palettes must be considered in every use from Adobe Design files to Word files and everything in between. This includes emails, Excel files, Powerpoint files, surveys, registration requests and web pages. Tableau has published an interesting article… Continue Reading about Choosing The Right Color Palette
UT Austin issued a news release that has pointers to the National Deaf Center based at UT Austin. This article, “New Online Resources Available for Deaf Student During COVID-19”, offers parents and faculty resources to help them make online learning accessible for hard of hearing and deaf students. We invite… Continue Reading about Online Resources Available for Deaf Students during COVID-19, from UT Austin.
Please help us congratulate these departments! CAPPA – Future Cities 100; OIT ServiceNow Self Service 99.5; Music – All State Choir 99.4; Students.uta.edu 99.1 These sites are our top scores for the quarter ending February 2020. We want to recognize these departments for ensuring that they are meeting the A/AA… Continue Reading about 2Q2020 Siteimprove Scores
In April 2019, UTA’s Web Standards Policy and Procedure were adopted. These two documents codified the rules that campus departments should follow when publishing content. Nearly a year later they still form the backbone of big improvements happening across campus. Rules about accessibility compliance are built into those standards. Users… Continue Reading about UTA Web Standards
Microsoft recently announced a new Live Captioning feature in Teams. You have to take a moment and marvel at this technology. The ability for the robots to listen to what is being said in realtime and turn it into a coherent stream of nearly grammatically correct text is quite an… Continue Reading about New World of Live Captioning