Question 1

Which of the examples below is the most optimal way to share a link to a course resource?

  1. Please read the following for our next class: https://accessibility.umn.edu/what-you-can-do/start-7-core-skills/links
  2. Read this for our next class.
  3. Please read all of the content on the “Links” section of the Accessible U website.

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3. Please read all of the content on the “Links” section of the Accessible U website.

This example illustrates the most accessible way to format the link. It includes context for the link, and describes what readers can expect.

The first example with the URL is not accessible for screen readers, which will read the entire URL text aloud. It is also harder to read and scan for sighted readers. The second example provides readers with no context for the link and where it will take them.

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