3.1.3 Unusual Words 3.1.4 Abbreviations – How to make your training material meet the success criteria


TAG – Training Accessibility Guidelines (Question 41)

The examples discussed below will focus on using two popular training development tools (Articulate Storyline 2 and Camtasia Studio).

Content will focus on how you can meet the success criteria for each section of the WCAG 2.0 Guidelines.

Content Recommendation is for the following WCAG 2.0 Sections:

3.1.3 Unusual Words
3.1.4 Abbreviations

Questions to consider:

Does your course contain abbreviations, ambiguous or unknown words that are defined through adjacent text?

How Articulate Storyline 2 can meet success criteria:

  • By creating an Articulate Storyline 2 Glossary.
  • By providing an inline detailed explanation for each abbreviation, ambiguous or unknown word.
  • By avoiding the use of abbreviation, ambiguous or unknown words.

Useful Links:

  • None provided


Your comments and suggestions are welcome please post below to assist in improving this document. Take note discussion need not be limited to the development tools provided.


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