Accessibility Rubric

Mavs Open Press

Accessibility Standards Passed – 10/10

Evaluation Criteria Pass/Fail Additional Information
Accessibility Documentation:

  1. The organization providing materials has a formal accessibility policy.
  2. The organization providing materials has an accessibility statement.
Pass Accessibility statement is present in the front matter.
Content Organization:

  1. Chapter titles and section headers should be marked as headers and distinct from body text.
  2. Table of contents should be present and allow navigation.
  3. Page numbers should be present and correspond with print numbers.
  4. Content should remain organized after user ‘reflows’ page.
Pass All chapters & section headers are marked correctly and figures are marked correctly per chapter.
Images:

  1. Non-decorative images should be marked with alternative text.
  2. Images should be compatible with screen reader and magnification software.
  3. Decorative images should be marked with null alternative text.
Pass All images have alternative text,
Tables:

  1. Tables should be simple and compatible with screen readers and magnification software.
  2. Tables should be single celled and contain ordered lists.
  3. Tables should include markup that identify their rows and columns.
Pass There are no tables in this text.
Hyperlinks:

  1. In-book links should function and connect to their correct location in the text.
  2. Hyperlinks should connect to a working webpage. Hyperlinks should preferably open pages in the same window.
  3. All links should be distinct from body text. They should be descriptively titled and a different color or italicized.
Pass All the links in this text work and have descriptive text. All links open in the same tab.
Multimedia:

  1. Closed captions should be provided for any video content.
  2. Descriptive transcripts should be provided for any video content.
  3. Audio or video player used for multimedia content should be compatible with assistive technology.
  4. No content should flash more than 3 times per second.
Pass All videos in this text are embedded and have closed captions.
STEM Content

  1. STEM formulas and equation should be created with an editor compatible with screen readers such as LaTex or MathML.
  2. If equations are inserted as images they should be described in an alt tag.
Pass All fonts are compatible and accessible when resized.
Font

  1. Font should be adjustable and compatible with screen readers, magnification software, and colored displays. Text must remain accessible when any font size is selected.
  2. All font should have zoom capabilities to 200%.
  3. Font should meet standard size requirements (12 pt. body, 9 pt. footnote).
  4. Alternative color and line spacing adjustments should be available.
Pass All fonts are compatible and accessible when resized.
Color Contrast:

  1. All information presented in color should also be conveyed in text or other images.
  2. Headers should meet WCAG AA contrast standards.
  3. Body text should meet WCAG AA contrast standards.
  4. Simple images should meet WCAG AA contrast standards.
Pass Chapter titles are listed in blue, but are distinctive from other text. The color doesn’t designate any specific information.
Interactive Elements:

  1. Interactive elements such as menus, examples, practice questions, etc., allow keyboard only operation with and without assistive technology.
  2. All instructions, error messages, and prompts are in text and compatible with assistive technology.
  3. Text should allow for keyboard only operation.
  4. Text should be accessible on mobile devices.
Pass All H5P content and interactive elements are compatible with assistive technology.

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