Petra Strassberg

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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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Creating Accessible Online Content

This link will take you to the web aim wesite, https://webaim.org/articles/pour/. There you can read about accessible design of online content. The main principles of accessible online content are: Perceivable Operable Understandable Robust This approach looks at the web content from the user perspective. The emphasis is on making web content that is accessible to …

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