The Go-to Accessibility Resource for Course and Content Creators

We Help Course and Content Creators With Accessibility

We’re Belo, Tammie, and James of Oleb Media – an award-winning accessibility firm based in Minnesota. We’re educators turned accessibility consultants… turned educators again…

Seriously… let us explain:
After five years of doing accessibility testing for major brands, the pandemic sent all learning online. Our clients were begging for training, and we noticed there weren’t any digital accessibility resources available for noncoders. We feel that anyone can build accessible learning opportunities — no matter their technical background. And now, through Oleb Academy, you can do just that.

Introducing Image Accessibility: Mastering Alt Text for Course and Content Creators

Earning Criteria

Oleb Academy course badge for Image Accessibility featuring a red circle with a ribbon across the center that reads: Start Course.
  • The Image Accessibility course assessment is comprised of 4 quizzes and 2 interactive activities. Learners must successfully complete each lesson and score 75% or better on the quizzes to earn this badge.
  • Upon course completion individuals who hold the Image Accessibility badge have acquired the skills to meet the Image Accessibility standards in the following regions & countries: Australia, Canada, European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, United Kingdom, and the United States.
  • Individuals who have completed the Oleb Academy Image Accessibility course have achieved the skill to understand and apply image accessibility attributes that meet the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) standards 2.1.

You’ll Learn to Meet the Following WCAG Standards

Curious about what kinds of accessibility standards our Image Accessibility course follows? Here’s a quick list:

WCAG 1.4.5 Images of Text

If the technologies being used can achieve the visual presentation, text is used to convey information rather than images of text except for the following: 1) Customizable – The image of text can be visually customized to the user’s requirements; 2) Essential – A particular presentation of text is essential to the information being conveyed.

WCAG 1.1.1 Non-text Content

All non-text content that is presented to the user has a text alternative that serves the equivalent purpose, except for the situations listed in the link above.

WCAG 1.4.9 Images of Text (No Exception)

Images of text are only used for pure decoration or where a particular presentation of text is essential to the information being conveyed.

Frequently Asked Questions

Image Accessibility: Mastering Alt Text for Course and Content Creators is a self-paced/asynchronous online course designed to help you improve the accessibility of your training.

Having a foundation in image accessibility will help you produce accessible content. This will guarantee that anyone — no matter their learning preferences — can participate in the training you produce.

Yes, this course is for anyone who creates learning content. From instructional designers in higher education, to learning experience professionals in corporate settings, to coaches. This course has you covered.

Image Accessibility: Mastering Alt Text for Course and Content Creators is available for only $199. We want everyone to have access to creating training with great accessibility.

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“OLEB Academy’s course Image Accessibility: Mastering Alt Text is a must for all who need to know the best practices and methods for making any online presence or presentation more accessible for all. The course is clear and easy to understand, with actions that you can take right away to improve the accessibility of your digital presence.”

Philip Rodriguez, Webinar Producer Director of Membership Services Training Magazine Network

“The image accessibility course introduced me to the benefits of using alt text, the three categories of images to which alt text can be applied, and how alt text can be formatted to best serve a broad array of web users. As a web publisher, editor, and journalist, I am now better equipped to prepare alt text effectively and to teach others to do so.”

Katrina Spencer, Editor & Content Manager Vinegar Hill Magazine

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