WebAIM: Blog – WCAG 2.0 and Link Colors
The WCAG 2.0 guidelines for contrasting colors mean that if color is the only indicator of difference, you need to have sufficient contrast. It’s really hard to meet the requirements with color alone, but if you underline your links it’s OK.
Because of the WCAG 2.0 contrast requirements, if you don’t underline your links, there’s not much flexibility if you want to be Level AA, let alone Level AAA conformant.
Beyond Social Networking: Building Toward Learning Communities — Campus Technology
Social networking and learning communities–moving beyond just the social aspects to reflective learning in a community. My coworker, April Hayman, is cited in the article.
Backups for email, blogs, photo accounts, and Twitter. To get a free Twitter backup, you need to Tweet about the service once.
Collection of thousands of TV commercials from the 1950s through the 1980s. Most or all of these are still copyrighted, but educators doing projects should fall under fair use.
Twitter A Dead End Investment For Small Business
Cautions about Twitter. A lot of this seems to be about being realistic about the investment of time to really engage people effectively, plus pointing out Twitter’s bad fundamentals.
Collecta calls itself “real-time search.” It focuses on searching blogs, Twitter, news sites, etc. rather than more static web content.
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