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Awareness of other web accessibility guidelines - survey

From: DavidSloan <DSloan@computing.dundee.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 24 Nov 2005 10:30:48 -0000
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Hi all,

I'm conducting a short survey of awareness of alternatives to WCAG as
part of some research we're doing here in Dundee.

I'd be very grateful if you could take a moment to reply to me directly
with your level of awareness of each of the 6 sets of guidelines listed
below, each of which either partially or totally focuses on web
accessibility issues.

Please reply to me at dsloan@computing.dundee.ac.uk, using the following
scale to indicate your level of awareness for each set of guidelines:

Level of awareness:
1 - I've never heard of them.
2 - I've heard of them but never read them.
3 - I've read them but never used them in my work.
4 - I've used them occasionally to inform my work.
5 - I use them regularly.


A. Beyond ALT Text: Usability for Disabled Users (Nielsen Norman Group)

B. Web Usability for Senior Citizens: 46 Design Guidelines Based on
Usability Studies with People Age 65 and Older (Nielsen Norman Group)

C. Research-based Web Design and Usability Guidelines (National Cancer

D. Making your web site senior-friendly - a checklist (National
Institute on Ageing and National Library of Medicine)

E. Guidelines for Accessible and Usable Web Sites: Observing Users Who
Work With Screen Readers (Theofanos and Redish)

F. Research-derived web design guidelines for older people (Kurniawan
and Zaphiris)

Many thanks in advance for your help.

Best wishes,

David Sloan
Project Lead
Digital Media Access Group
Division of Applied Computing
University of Dundee

tel +44 (0) 1382 385598
fax +44 (0) 1382 385509

email: dsloan@computing.dundee.ac.uk
web: http://www.dmag.org.uk

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