Implications of Cognitive Load Theory for Multimedia Learning
"Cognitive load theory has been one of the theories used to integrate our knowledge of human cognitive structures and instructional design principles. This chapter is concerned with the elements of that theory and its general implications for multimedia learning, specifically, words presented in spoken or written form along with pictures or diagrams."
Improving web accessibility for people with cognitive disabilities: Top 10 features
"(1) use pictures, graphics, icons, and symbols to augment text; (2) simplify writing and reading; (3) use consistent navigation and design on every page; (4) use headings, title, and prompts rather than long paragraphs; (5) support screen readers; (6) use larger fonts; (7) use uncluttered, simple screen layout; (8) maintain white space; (9) make the Web site customizable; and (10) use navigation aids."
Designing For Dyslexia @ The Pickards
List of 17 recommendations plus sources. Published by The Pickards Information Services.
Text formats and web design for visually impaired and dyslexic readers — Clear Text for All
"... a set of specifications for the production of text has been generated. Using the specifications should produce clear text for both dyslexic and visually impaired readers ...".
Cognitive Web Accessibility: Readability 2005
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