Making a Word Document Accessible

The information below can be found at: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/make-your-word-documents-accessible-d9bf3683-87ac-47ea-b91a-78dcacb3c66d#picktab=windows   Windows: Best practices for making Word documents accessible The following table includes key best practices for creating Word documents that are accessible to people with disabilities. What to fix How to find it Why fix it How to fix it Include alternative text with all visuals.Visual …

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What is a QM-Certified Course?

The following information can be found on the QM website What is a QM-Certified Course? A QM-Certified Course is an online or blended course that has met QM Standards for a QM Rubric in an Official Course Review. Once certified, organizations can display the QM Certification Mark to demonstrate their commitment to quality and continuous …

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Quality Matters Assurance System

The following information can be found on the Quality Matters website, https://www.qualitymatters.org/why-quality-matters. “The QM Quality Assurance System—Deliver the Promise Continuous. Centered. Collegial. Collaborative. The QM Quality Assurance System relies on these core principles to create a culture of continuous improvement so you deliver on your promise day after day, semester after semester. Keeping learners engaged is different …

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Principles of Accessible Design by WebAIM

The following information can be found on the WebAIM website, https://webaim.org/intro/#implementing . “Principles of Accessible Design Below you will find a list of some key principles of accessible design. Most accessibility principles can be implemented very easily and will not impact the overall “look and feel” of your web site. Provide appropriate alternative text Alternative text …

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Spring Beta: The End is Here

It seems like just a few weeks ago that I was blogging about my start-of-the-semester nerves. In actuality, it’s been almost an entire semester. As we come up on the end of Spring 2018, it’s time to reflect on what went right and what went wrong with the Spring 2018 beta, specifically with my course, …

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