Online and Hybrid Course Accessibility Checklist
- Navigation is clear and consistent.
- Contrast between text and background colors is strong.
- Flashing content is limited and only used when necessary.
- Clearly identify the destination of a link so that users know where they will be taken if they click.
- Instructions, operation, or navigation do not depend on solely visual or solely auditory information.
- The page/site is navigable with just a keyboard (no mouse or touchpad necessary).
- Alternative text is provided for all images and graphics.
- Text transcripts are provided for all audio.
- Captions are provided for all video.
- In documents, use text formatting styles provided.
- Tables are kept small. Large tables are broken into multiple smaller tables.
- All external content linked to from within the course should also be accessible.
- Technology utilized within or incorporated into the course should also be accessible.
What strategies do you follow to ensure that your online and hybrid courses are accessible? What challenges do you encountering in developing online content? Do you have any helpful resources to share?