Publishing on the Web

Blogging and web design fundamentals

Usability, accessibility, and universal design

  • Horton, Sarah. A Web for Everyone: Designing Accessible User Experiences. Brooklyn: Rosenfeld, 2013. ProQuest/Safari Books Online. Web [e-book available through Emory libraries]
  • Krug, Steve. Don’t Make Me Think, Revisited: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability. Berkeley: New Riders, 2014. ProQuest/Safari Books Online. Web [e-book available through Emory libraries]
  • WebAIM: Web Accessibility in Mind, based at Utah State University
  • “How People with Disabilities Use the Web” from the World Wide Web Consortium
  • WAVE Accessibility Evaluation Tool: input a URL to see a list of possible access problems

Creating multimedia presentations

  • VoiceThread, which allows you to add voice-overs or video commentary to PowerPoint slides (5 presentations per free account)
  • Audacity, an open-source program for recording and editing audio
  • Prezi, which creates kinetic slide shows (lots of moving and zooming)
  • iMovie from Apple

More to come.

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