Report: Accessibility in Digital Learning Increasingly Complex

The Online Learning Consortium (OLC) has introduced a series of original reports to keep people in education up-to-date on the latest developments in the field of digital learning. The first report covers accessibility and addresses both K-12 and higher education. The series is being produced by OLC’s Research Center for Digital Learning & Leadership. TheContinue reading “Report: Accessibility in Digital Learning Increasingly Complex”

How to Measure Color Contrast, for Web Accessibility …

The essence of accessible color contrast is simple. Given a foreground color and a background color, the contrast between those two must be distinguishable in a wide variety of environments, by individuals with different color perception abilities. Using the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines – WCAG — version 2.0, these contrasts are measured using an algorithmContinue reading “How to Measure Color Contrast, for Web Accessibility …”

ACMA review of the Captioning Quality Standard

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has released the final report on the review it has been conducting of television captioning standards. Remote control pointed at Smart TV Under the Broadcasting Services Act 1992, the ACMA was required to conduct a review of the Captioning Quality Standard(link is external), which was introduced in 2013,Continue reading “ACMA review of the Captioning Quality Standard”

Report in – Disabled people often poor [sic]

This startling news just in from the ‘no shit, sherlock’ Department. Disabled people often poor Thursday, 02 April 2009 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Economic hardship can be both a cause and a result of disability, according to the study. Image: iStockphoto There is a strong correlation between socioeconomic status and severe disability inContinue reading “Report in – Disabled people often poor [sic]”