Daily Bookmarks 07/31/2007

More Women Edubloggers | Janet Clarey

  • A list of education, training, and e-learning blogs by women. I’m included, so of course I think it’s a great list. 🙂
     – post by christyinsdesign

A List Apart: Articles: Reviving Anorexic Web Writing  Annotated

  • Writing content, not just marketing copy, for webpages. Includes some discussion about using alt text to create an emotional response rather than just filling space to meet a requirement.
     – post by christyinsdesign

I admit to having overlooked alt text. Until a year ago I sniffed at the idea of creating useful alt text for images. “If a user is blind,” I reasoned, “what does he care that I have a photograph of the university tower on my website?”

My fellow designer shrugged. “Well, I guess if you don’t really care about what the image says,” she said slowly, “you really don’t need it in the first place.”

Informal Learning Blog :: Generation gap: birth age versus media age

  • An interesting way to look at generational differences–instead of just looking at when you were born, look at how you use media.
     – post by christyinsdesign

(Updated 8/1 to fix formatting quote)

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