• Peer Online Course Review - Section D: Accessibility

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
    Date review was initiated.
  • (i.e. EDUC 12, ENG 1A)
  • D1: Heading Styles

    Heading styles are consistently used to aid navigation through the course when using assistive technology. Heading levels (Heading 1, Heading 2, etc.) are used in correct order. Fonts, colors, and formats (bold, italics, etc.) are not used in lieu of heading styles.
  • Please be specific in your feedback and suggestions for improvement.
  • D2: Lists

    Lists are created using the bullet or numbered list tool instead of being formatted manually so that lists are recognized when using a screen reader.
  • Please be specific in your feedback and suggestions for improvement.
  • D3: Links

    Links are identified with meaningful and unique text in place of displaying the URL.
  • Please be specific in your feedback and suggestions for improvement.
  • D4: Tables

    Column and/or row header cells are designated so that screen readers can read table cells in the correct order. A table caption is included for more complex tables.
  • Please be specific in your feedback and suggestions for improvement.
  • D5: Color Contrast

    There is sufficient color contrast between the foreground text and background to avoid difficulties for students with low vision.
  • Please be specific in your feedback and suggestions for improvement.
  • D6: Color and Meaning

    Color is not used as the only means of conveying information, adding emphasis, indicting action, or otherwise distinguishing a visual element.
  • Please be specific in your feedback and suggestions for improvement.
  • D7: Images

    All images have appropriate alternative text, either explaining instructional value or indicating the image is decorative. Alternative text does not contain “image of”, “picture of” or file extension (e.g., “.jpg”).
  • Please be specific in your feedback and suggestions for improvement.
  • D8: Reading Order

    Reading order is correctly set so that content is presented in the proper sequence when using screen readers and other assistive technologies.
  • Please be specific in your feedback and suggestions for improvement.
  • D9: Slides

    Slides are created using built-in accessible slide layouts with each slide having a unique title. All text is visible in Outline View to be sure that it can be read by assistive technology.
  • Please be specific in your feedback and suggestions for improvement.
  • D10: Spreadsheets

    Spreadsheets include labels for the rows and columns, detailed labels for charts, and are accompanied by textual descriptions that draw attention to key cells, trends, and totals.
  • Please be specific in your feedback and suggestions for improvement.
  • D11: Accessibility Checkers

    Files and content pages pass any built-in accessibility check available in the software.
  • Please be specific in your feedback and suggestions for improvement.
  • D12: Video

    All video must have accurate captions. If a video has no audio or instructionally relevant soundtrack, a note explaining that should accompany the video.
  • Please be specific in your feedback and suggestions for improvement.
  • D13: Audio

    Audio files must be accompanied by complete and accurate transcripts.
  • Please be specific in your feedback and suggestions for improvement.
  • D14: Flashing Content

    Blinking or flashing content, including gifs, should only be used if instructionally needed and not merely for decoration or emphasis. Flashing content must not flash more than three times in any one second period or exceed the general and red flash thresholds.
  • Please be specific in your feedback and suggestions for improvement.
  • D15: Live Captions

    Live broadcast and synchronous video conferences must include a means for displaying synchronized captions if requested.
  • Please be specific in your feedback and suggestions for improvement.
  • D16: Auto-play

    Audio and video content should not be set to auto-play. If any audio on a web page does auto-play for more than three seconds, a mechanism must be available to pause, stop, and control the volume.
  • Please be specific in your feedback and suggestions for improvement.
  • Additional Accessibility Review?

    The following were noted in this course and may require additional accessibility review by the college.