Accessible Content Working Group

The Accessible Content Working Group is a cross-campus group of technology accessibility advocates striving to build educational resources and awareness for campus. This joint effort includes:

Advancement – Lloyd Whitehead

Financial Services – Bridgett Clancy

Information Systems – Damian Blankenship, Brianna Derr, Jonathan Milam, Eudora Struble

Instructional Technology Group – Jeff Nichols, Robert Vidrine

Learning Assistance Center/Disability Services – Suzanne Hawks, Michael Shuman

Office of the Dean of Students – Amy Mohan

Online Education – Amy Archambault

School of Business – Gregory Brunick

School of Law – Matt Nelkin

ZSR Library – Kevin Gilbertson, Carrie Johnston

The Accessible Content Working Group is creating simple resources to introduce technology accessibility concepts on campus. Check out the cards introducing Alt Text and Color Contrast below, and come back soon for more information:

Mona Lisa painting with 3 hover-over style text blocks, one showing an image file name and a red X, one showing a green check and text stating "The Mona Lisa painting" and one showing 2 green checks stating "The Mona Lisa - painting of a seated woman faintly smiling"Back of alt text card contains the following text:
Good ALT TEXT enables you to share the intended contextualized message of your image with a broader audience, including those who can’t see the image. Poor or missing alt text does not convey the meaning of the image. A joint effort by the Accessible Content Working Group, Technology Accessibility Program, ACCESSIBILITY.WFU.EDU.

Top third has red bar on the left with the word "BAD" written in dark gray on a poorly contrasting gray background, middle third has a yellow bar on the left with the word "BETTER" in a higher contrast gray font on lighter gray background, bottom third has a green bar on the left with the word "BEST" in black on white background. Back of color contrast card contains the following text:
Good COLOR CONTRAST helps you improve text legibility for your audience, including those with low vision or color deficiency. Ensure sufficient contrast between your foreground and background. A joint effort by the Accessible Content Working Group, Technology Accessibility Program, ACCESSIBILITY.WFU.EDU.

Special thanks to Emily Gregg, IS Digital Media Specialist, for her graphic design expertise.

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