Value Ethics of Usability and Accessibility
Can you help me understand this Communications question?
In this week’s journal, discuss the importance of website accessibility guidelines. Review Section508.gov and describe how you would ensure that your organization’s websites and mobile applications comply with this legal requirement.
What does Section 508 specifically require for accessible sites, and who benefits from compliance? Does creating accessible websites make them more usable for general audiences? Be sure to support your answer using APA references.
Textbook: Designing Visual Language: Strategies for Professional Communicators, Chapter 9
Article: Section 508 and Related Laws and Policies
This website reviews the federal laws applicable to creating publicly accessible websites.
Website: Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) Overview
This website provides the guidelines that the World Wide Web Consortium suggests for the universal access of content across devices and platforms.