Creating Accessible Content

  • Checklist for Blackboard WCM Content Editors


    While creating website content it is crucial to consider accessibility. There are a few basic steps that should be followed in order to assure your content is accessible:

    1. Add built-in Headings to document and do not skip numbers (e.g. jumping from Heading 1 to Heading 3)
    2. Use built-in List options (e.g. bullets or numbers)
    3. Add Alt Text?for?all images
    4. Make all links descriptive and don't use full url or "click here"
    5. Defined Table Headers and simplified Tables as much as possible
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    Helpful Information


    Links


    Blackboard Accessibility Help Site (https://cerc.blackboard.com/domain/102)
    Blackboard Training Site


    Files


    Blackboard Accessibility PowerPoint Handout
    Click Here for Resources Word Document

     

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