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Re: making an online course accessible

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2000 23:20:24 -0500 (EST)
To: Lynn Alford <Lynn.Alford@jcu.edu.au>
cc: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.20.0002232306230.25610-100000@tux.w3.org>

what sorts of problems in particular do your target audience have - can you
give some examples?

I wondered if simplifying the language a bit and using styles in the text to
highlight would be helpful. The light blue on dark blue also seemed like a
choice that doesn't give a lot of contrast.

I like the use of CSS for layout. The page linearises well in a text-only

I'm looking forward to seeing it develop.


Charles McCathieNevile

On Wed, 23 Feb 2000, Lynn Alford wrote:

  We are trying at James Cook University to develop a very accessible web
  site.  The target clients are those who may have cognitive problems after
  an accident.  
  So far, only a few pages have been developed, we are interested in comments
  about what is right and wrong about the design so far.
  Only the Module 1 and unit 1 links work as yet.
  Lynn Alford
  Teaching & Staff Development Program    Tel 	(07) 47 81 5525
  ACADEMIC SUPPORT DIVISION               Fax:  	(07) 47 81 4018
  James Cook University                   Email:  imla@jcu.edu.au

Charles McCathieNevile    mailto:charles@w3.org    phone: +61 (0) 409 134 136
W3C Web Accessibility Initiative                      http://www.w3.org/WAI
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Postal: GPO Box 2476V, Melbourne 3001,  Australia 
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