308 Tips for Building Accessible Courses in Storyline
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Tuesday, March 27
Enabling course accessibility is a common task for developers, but it also creates many questions. What makes a course accessible? How can you use Storyline to make courses accessible to a variety of audiences? What are some best practices when planning and developing WCAG or 508-compliant courses? How can you test courses to ensure accessibility?
In this session, you will learn what “accessibility” means for eLearning, and how you can utilize tools within Storyline to make your eLearning courses accessible. You will explore the idea of user experience and how to optimize accessibility that will not only open your courses to a wider audience but also maintain the style and interactivity that are possible in Storyline. Finally, you will examine tools, resources, and best practices for testing your eLearning modules for accessibility.
In this session, you will learn:
- What “accessibility” means
- How to determine which Storyline tools to use for compliant eLearning courses
- How to increase accessibility without decreasing functionality
- About tools and resources that will aid in development and testing of accessible eLearning courses
- How to test your eLearning to ensure compliance
Novice to intermediate designers and developers with a basic understanding of Storyline.
Technology discussed in this session:
Articulate Storyline 360.
Vice President of Training
Stefanie Lawless is the vice president of training at Yukon Learning, where she manages the design and development of customizable off-the-shelf courseware in Rapid Course and provides virtual training for the Articulate suite of tools. She has spent more than 10 years training people on software products and policies, as well as developing eLearning content and custom courseware for organizations worldwide. Stefanie holds a BS in information technology and an MBA from Western Governor’s University.