It's easy for us to take for granted that we receive the fully intended experience of a web site. But, consider what would the web would be like if:
Web technologies allow developers to provide equivalent alternate ability. Some of the pieces that scratch the surface:
Smaller organizations often lack resources for accessibility testing, and they often rely on fully capable designers/developers to check for compatibility. There is no perfect solution or magic pill — only diligence and awareness. Regardless of the resources an organization has, it is still the law in the US to make efforts to be compliant. There are some additional tools available to test sites:
This assignment is two-fold. First, your project group will perform an analysis of the quality of accessibility of various web sites. Then, you will re-examine the HTML and CSS that your team submitted for Deliverable #3 and improve the accessibility features of those pages.
Your group will submit a 750 - 1,000 word report based on your analysis of the four tourism sites as well as the changes made to your own site as a result of testing.
You will be graded on:
The lab will begin with a full score of 50 points and deductions will be made according to the amount and severity of errors.