Adding subtitles or captions can make your online videos far more accessible and understandable – and it’s much easier and quicker to do this than you may think. Comprehension, concentration and clarity An Ofcom study found that of 7.5m people who regularly use subtitles in the UK, only 1.5m of these are deaf or hard […]
The team are at the Jisc Digital Festival #digifest14 which starts tomorrow, Tues 11 March, in Birmingham. We’re going to set up camp in the Hangout where we hope to recruit some user testers for our next round of web development plus get face-to-face feedback on the website from the main people who we built […]
To general relief (and for some – deep frustration at wasted effort) the ICO softened their Cookie Law guidance last week around implied consent. Whether our fairly straight-forward approach on jisc.ac.uk is enough we’ll have to wait and see… Becoming a cookie cutter After an Attacat Cookie Audit we stripped out our more intrusive cookies*. We […]
I wrote about this project in my previous post. We’ve now moved onto iteration 4 of the JISC website prototype. If you’d like to give us some feedback, we’d happily receive it.
We’ve been considering a shift in the focus of the JISC website over the past few months, to better reflect the new JISC strategy and our own Communications and Marketing team strategy. In essence, this means we now want to reach beyond the ‘traditional’ JISC audiences (e.g. librarians, e-learning professionals and Heads of IT) and […]
We made some fairly big changes to the JISC website last year, including the ability to navigate JISC activity by topic, homepage customisation and enhancements to site search. Last Autumn, we asked Pure Usability to conduct an evaluation of the website with a focus on these changes; this comprised an online survey, some user testing […]