Purdue University Calumet Community, The Electronic & Information Technology Accessibility Initiative (EITA) continues its work on accessibility and we are encouraged by the progress in the past few months. How do we measure success? For one thing, attendance increases weekly at the Accessibility Awareness sessions. It’s satisfying to see the light bulb go on when… read more… How Do We Measure Success?
Yes, the title is meant to be a groan-worthy pun, but it’s making an important connection. “Web Accessibility” can be mystifying and there are many beliefs about it that turn out to be myths or misconceptions, once you dig a little deeper. One of the most pervasive is that “Accessibility is expensive and difficult.” As… read more… “De-Myth-tifying” Web Accessibility
University Community, You are invited to participate in some training opportunities that are designed to build a strong culture of ADA accessibility at Purdue University Calumet. March 1st marked the beginning of our revamped Web Accessibility / WordPress training sessions, led by Web Accessibility Coordinator Pam Riesmeyer, and the reviews have come in fast and… read more… Accessibility Training & Accessibility Day
Dear University Community, Web Accessibility: Everybody’s talking about it – but why? What does it mean to you? We all want more visitors to our Web pages. We have information to share. We’re excited about our department’s new degree or new course. We’re proud of the honors and achievements of our faculty and staff and… read more… What Web Accessibility Means to All of Us
(This is taken from the first week’s handout for WordPress training sessions.) Put Yourself in Someone Else’s Place – Your Audience! What do we have to do to make sure that everyone has access to the information we’re putting on our Web sites? The answers are surprisingly simple and easy to implement. And this is… read more… Web Accessibility – What Do I Have To Do?