Free Accessibility Essays and Papers

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  • Web site accessibility

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    1. What is Web Accessibility Web accessibility means the possibility to use the web and from people with disabilities . More specifically , Web accessibility means that people with disabilities can perceive, understand, navigate and interact with the Web , and that they can contribute in turn content on the Web . Additionally , the Web accessibility also benefits others , such as older people (older people), whose abilities change due to aging . The Web accessibility encompasses all disabilities

  • Web Accessibility: How Improving Online Communication for the Blind Aids Businesses

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    Boomer Generation” to appeal to larger audiences. Businesses increase their Web presence effectively and efficiently by creating sites that appeal to the aging Baby Boomers and to all visually impaired people. They create these sites by using Web accessibility. The term visually impaired describes people reporting difficulty seeing even while wearing corrective lenses as well as those who are blind, according to the American Foundation of the Blind (Facts and Figures). The World Health Organization

  • Internet Accessibility

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    Intern... ... middle of paper ... ...icid=50&folderid=7>. Internet Usage Statistics, The Internet Big Picture, World Internet Users and Population Stats. Internet World Stats, 31 March 2011. Web. 31 March 2011. . Introduction to Web Accessibility. Web Accessibility Initiative, September 2005. Web. 31 March 2011. <>. Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Pub. L. No. 93-112. Sec. 508. 26 September 1973. Print. United States. Census Bureau. Americans With Disabilities:

  • Americans with Dsiablities Act

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    disabilities. In 1990, President Goerge Bush signed what is known as The Americans with Disabilities Act. The ADA as it pertainsto buildings is covered in the ADAAG ( Americans With Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines). This guideline covers everything from drinking fountain heights to door pressure. All public buildings must comply with this guideline to be legal. There are regulations for rampways and stairs. According to the ADAAG, section 4

  • Web Equity Issues

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    Web Equity Issues There are over half a billion people in the world who are disabled, and although there are many commendable efforts on the Internet to support the cause of improving website accessibility for these people, the vast majority of websites do not follow the recommended guidelines to provide user friendly pages for the disabled (Information society, author unknown, 1998). As technology and electronic interactive services become a larger part of our everyday living, these groups

  • Internet Censorship

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    connections, and wireless ports. The Internet is here. It has made our lives richer and easier; it has collapsed boundaries and expanded horizons. Accessibility of information is one of the Internets fundamental features. Never before have so many had access to so much. Herein lies the paradox; while this increased level of information accessibility is one of the Internet's greatest strengths, it is also one of its greatest possible weaknesses. Because this new medium grants more access to the

  • Factors Influencing the Size of Spheres

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    that control the sphere of influence of a settlement. In my project I intend to see if these theories can been seen to affect sphere of influence of real settlements in Essex and the Lake District. The theories I am going to test are on range, accessibility, size of settlement, and tourism function. Background information Sphere of influence David Waugh text book tells us that sphere of influence is “the area around each settlement which comes under its economic, social and political influence

  • Parking Deck Project Of University ______________

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    The existing parking areas are positioned at various locations on the campus of the University. These parking lots vary in size from 6 to 294 spaces. Many of the parking areas are located in the heart of the University. This allows for easy accessibility but it takes away from the aesthetic beauty of the campus. The existing parking areas also cause traffic congestion in their immediate area. The majority of the parking lots are located on streets that have limited access or the exits do not

  • DVD Vs. VCR

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    alter the quality of both picture and sound in both of these systems, making picture and audio quality a major consideration when shopping for home entertainment components.A final consideration that consumers should give special attention is the accessibility of the systems. In today’s growing entertainment market, the difficulty in accessing video and DVD movies can play a large part in the decision of which component is right for the consumer.METHODSThe beginning of any research project is in the

  • normalization

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    1NF, 2NF, 3NF, 4NF, 5NF, and BCNF, however for practicality and in staying with the layout of our Lowe's inventory database, only the first through third normal forms or 1NF – 3NF will be addressed. First, a balance must be struck between data accessibility with regard to performance and maintenance and the concerns of data redundancy. To accomplish this and normalize the Lowe’s database, the supply and retail sides of the database were combined and the tables set in first normal form. In first normal