The world is your user agent: why semantic HTML is important for accessibility

Have you ever written some HTML and CSS, opened your web browser, saw that your HTML “worked for you,” published your changes and moved on? This is an approach that most developers have taken at one point, before realizing that presentation-focused HTML only serves visual consumers and increases the likelihood of inaccessible content. HTML is […]

One-percent shifts to improved digital accessibility

Creating an accessibility digital culture can seem like an impossible task. But, broken down into small pieces, the process becomes a lot more manageable. At SUNY Oswego, we changed how we approached creating an overall culture shift to better address accessibility needs on campus by focusing on 1 percent at a time. We use the […]

Heuristics of neurodesign: boost user joy, action and ease

Neurodesign is an emerging field of design practice that accounts for how our brains are wired to create designs that promote simplicity, emote joy and drive action. Since humans are visually dominant, how we perceive and attend visual stimuli should be of particular interest to user experience (UX) designers. This is why nuerodesign is important. To […]