Web Accessibility, Part 5: Multimedia, Animations, and Motion

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Technical level: Intermediate (knowledge of HTML required)

Duration: 105 minutes (estimate)

IAAP CAECs: 1.75 (This class counts toward renewal of IAAP certification)

Course Synopsis:

Timed media accessibility, including captions, transcripts, audio descriptions, animations, visual transitions, vestibular disorders, and seizure disorders.

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Course Topics: Web Accessibility, Part 5: Multimedia, Animations, and Motion

  • Multimedia Accessibility Decision Matrix
  • Captions
    • Open versus Closed Captions
    • Prerecorded Multimedia
    • Live Events
    • What to Include in Captions
    • Visual Presentation of Captions
    • Visual Customizability
    • Caption File Format
  • Transcripts
    • Determining When Transcripts Are Needed
    • What to Include in Transcripts
    • Methods of Presenting Transcripts
    • Interactive Transcripts
  • Audio Descriptions
    • Determining When Audio Descriptions Are Needed
    • What to Include in Audio Descriptions
    • Extended Audio Descriptions
    • Methods of Presenting Audio Descriptions
  • Sign Language Interpretation
    • Determining When Sign Language Interpretation is Needed
    • Methods of Presenting Sign Language Interpretation
  • Media Player Accessibility
    • Keyboard Accessibility
    • Screen Reader Accessibility
    • Captions, Transcripts, and Audio Descriptions
    • Customizability
  • Background Sounds
    • Background Sounds in Media
    • Background Audio on Web Pages
  • Seizure-Inducing Flashes
    • Flashing Content
  • Animations and Motion
    • Parallax Effects
    • Background Videos and Animations
    • Animations from Interactions
  • Auto-Play
  • Legal Requirements
    • Procurement Laws (Section 508, EN 301 549)
    • Civil Rights Laws
    • CVAA: The 21st Century Video Communications and Accessibility Act