Swamped with your writing assignments? Take the weight off your shoulder!
Please see Evaluation of Discussion Posts for instructions and expectations.
Language usage and writing for accessibility can be an afterthought when there are so many other things to consider about accessible design. Search for your favourite movie or TV show on IMDb and read the written summary. Using the techniques discussed in the RGD’s AccessAbility 2 (on pages 13 and 14), rewrite the complex summary into plain language in as few words as possible, preserving the original intention of the summary. (Please provide a link to the IMDb page in your post.)
What were the key takeaways in the podcast episode about accessible and inclusive graphic design with Josh Skinner? What stuck with you and/or what tips and tricks will you take with you as you move through this course and beyond?
Accessible typography is incredibly important, as text and letterforms are often the ways we consume, understand and interpret the world around us. Find 5 examples ‘in the wild’ (taking pictures of type in your neighbourhood) of type that is either incredibly accessible or incredibly inaccessible and discuss each one. Please connect theory described in the Access Ability 2 reading to your real-life examples of accessible and/or inaccessible type.
It’s been said that “accessible design is good design”. Do you agree or disagree? Please expand on your thoughts providing relevant examples to support your position.