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RMIT Web Review - Assessment 1998-09-08

Faculty of Education Language and Community Services http://www.eu.rmit.edu.au/

This screen has been assessed according to a working set of criteria available [on-line} at:

http://www.cinemedia.net/FOD/DuckDigital/criteria.html

Heuristic overview

Like the Faculty of the Constructed Environment this screen is carrying too large an image burden at 139.84K which would take 52.84 seconds to download. It is noted however that good practice is observed as a text version is also provided.

Download Time

The down load time for this screen was not within the recommended range.

URL
Size
Time (seconds)
http://www.eu.rmit.edu.au/ 11.16 K 3.10
/images/sb-top.gif 0.93 K 0.26
/images/sb-line.gif 0.93 K 0.26
/images/sb-home-3.gif 1.24 K 0.34
/images/sb-aboutus-1.gif 1.41 K 0.39
/images/sb-courses-1.gif 1.36 K 0.38
/images/sb-departments-1.gif 1.62 K 0.45
/images/sb-centres-1.gif 1.36 K 0.38
/images/sb-staff-1.gif 1.26 K 0.35
/images/sb-research-1.gif 1.41 K 0.39
/images/sb-consultancies-0.gif 0.93 K 0.26
/images/sb-projects-1.gif 1.42 K 0.39
/images/sb-publications-1.gif 1.57 K 0.44
/images/sb-bottom.gif 1.08 K 0.30
/images/felcs_logo_pic.gif 34.89 K 9.69
/images/rb-top.gif 0.87 K 0.24
/images/rb-line.gif 0.89 K 0.25
/images/rb-staff-0.gif 1.42 K 0.40
/images/rb-student-1.gif 1.50 K 0.42
/images/rb-newsletter-1.gif 1.27 K 0.35
/images/rb-events-1.gif 1.13 K 0.31
/images/rb-search-1.gif 1.15 K 0.32
/images/rb-feedback-1.gif 1.21 K 0.34
/images/rb-links-1.gif 1.22 K 0.34
/images/rb-rmit-1.gif 1.38 K 0.38
/images/rb-bottom.gif 1.07 K 0.30
/images/CD.gif 62.38 K 17.33
/images/RMITUsmll.gif 1.78 K 0.50
Total
139.84 K
38.84
HTTP Request Delays

14.00
Total + Delays

52.84

Accessibility Suggestions:

  1. Provide alternative text for all images
    Line 88: <IMG SRC="/images/sb-top.gif" WIDTH=167 HEIGHT=10 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom><BR>
    Line 89: <IMG SRC="/images/sb-line.gif" WIDTH=167 HEIGHT=15 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom><BR>
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    Line 93: <IMG SRC="/images/sb-line.gif" WIDTH=167 HEIGHT=20 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom><BR>
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    Line 109: <IMG SRC="/images/sb-line.gif" WIDTH=167 HEIGHT=40 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom><BR>
    Line 110: <IMG SRC="/images/sb-bottom.gif" WIDTH=167 HEIGHT=12 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom><BR>
    Line 116: <IMG SRC="/images/rb-top.gif" WIDTH=105 HEIGHT=5 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom><BR>
    Line 117: <IMG SRC="/images/rb-line.gif" WIDTH=105 HEIGHT=20 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom><BR>
    Line 119: <IMG SRC="/images/rb-line.gif" WIDTH=105 HEIGHT=15 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom><BR>
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    Line 123: <IMG SRC="/images/rb-line.gif" WIDTH=105 HEIGHT=15 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom><BR>
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    Line 134: <IMG SRC="/images/rb-bottom.gif" WIDTH=105 HEIGHT=12 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom><BR>

  2. Use the LANG attribute to identify the language of the text

  3. Create link phrases that make sense when read out of context
    Line 158: Faculty Logo: <A HREF="/images/felcs_logo.gif">click here</A><BR>

Browser Compatibility Suggestions:

  1. Required attribute ALT is missing from tag IMG for browser(s): HTML 4.0
    Line 88: <IMG SRC="/images/sb-top.gif" WIDTH=167 HEIGHT=10 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom><BR>
    Line 89: <IMG SRC="/images/sb-line.gif" WIDTH=167 HEIGHT=15 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom><BR>
    Line 91: <IMG SRC="/images/sb-line.gif" WIDTH=167 HEIGHT=5 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom><BR>
    Line 93: <IMG SRC="/images/sb-line.gif" WIDTH=167 HEIGHT=20 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom><BR>
    Line 95: <IMG SRC="/images/sb-line.gif" WIDTH=167 HEIGHT=5 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom><BR>
    Line 97: <IMG SRC="/images/sb-line.gif" WIDTH=167 HEIGHT=2 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom><BR>
    Line 99: <IMG SRC="/images/sb-line.gif" WIDTH=167 HEIGHT=5 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom><BR>
    Line 101: <IMG SRC="/images/sb-line.gif" WIDTH=167 HEIGHT=20 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom><BR>
    Line 103: <IMG SRC="/images/sb-line.gif" WIDTH=167 HEIGHT=5 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom><BR>
    Line 105: <IMG SRC="/images/sb-line.gif" WIDTH=167 HEIGHT=20 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom><BR>
    Line 107: <IMG SRC="/images/sb-line.gif" WIDTH=167 HEIGHT=2 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom><BR>
    Line 109: <IMG SRC="/images/sb-line.gif" WIDTH=167 HEIGHT=40 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom><BR>
    Line 110: <IMG SRC="/images/sb-bottom.gif" WIDTH=167 HEIGHT=12 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom><BR>
    Line 116: <IMG SRC="/images/rb-top.gif" WIDTH=105 HEIGHT=5 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom><BR>
    Line 117: <IMG SRC="/images/rb-line.gif" WIDTH=105 HEIGHT=20 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom><BR>
    Line 119: <IMG SRC="/images/rb-line.gif" WIDTH=105 HEIGHT=15 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom><BR>
    Line 121: <IMG SRC="/images/rb-line.gif" WIDTH=105 HEIGHT=15 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom><BR>
    Line 123: <IMG SRC="/images/rb-line.gif" WIDTH=105 HEIGHT=15 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom><BR>
    Line 125: <IMG SRC="/images/rb-line.gif" WIDTH=105 HEIGHT=15 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom><BR>
    Line 127: <IMG SRC="/images/rb-line.gif" WIDTH=105 HEIGHT=15 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom><BR>
    Line 129: <IMG SRC="/images/rb-line.gif" WIDTH=105 HEIGHT=15 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom><BR>
    Line 131: <IMG SRC="/images/rb-line.gif" WIDTH=105 HEIGHT=40 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom><BR>
    Line 133: <IMG SRC="/images/rb-line.gif" WIDTH=105 HEIGHT=20 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom><BR>
    Line 134: <IMG SRC="/images/rb-bottom.gif" WIDTH=105 HEIGHT=12 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom><BR>

  2. Unknown attribute NAME in element IMG for browser(s): HTML 4.0
    Line 90: <!--<A HREF="/" onmouseover="window.status='Return to our Home Page'; flipit(0,1); return true" onmouseout="flipit(0,0); return true">--><IMG SRC="/images/sb-home-3.gif" ALT="Home" WIDTH=167 HEIGHT=15 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom name="home"></A><BR>
    Line 92: <A HREF="/aboutus/" onmouseover="window.status='About the Faculty'; flipit(1,3); return true" onmouseout="flipit(1,2); return true"><IMG SRC="/images/sb-aboutus-1.gif" ALT="About Us" WIDTH=167 HEIGHT=15 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom name="aboutus"></A><BR>
    Line 94: <A HREF="/courses.html" onmouseover="window.status='Choose a Course'; flipit(2,5); return true" onmouseout="flipit(2,4); return true"><IMG SRC="/images/sb-courses-1.gif" ALT="Courses" WIDTH=167 HEIGHT=15 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom name="courses"></A><BR>
    Line 96: <A HREF="/departments.html" onmouseover="window.status='Departments'; flipit(3,7); return true" onmouseout="flipit(3,6); return true"><IMG SRC="/images/sb-departments-1.gif" ALT="Departments" WIDTH=167 HEIGHT=19 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom name="departments"></A><BR>
    Line 98: <A HREF="/centres.html" onmouseover="window.status='Centres'; flipit(4,9); return true" onmouseout="flipit(4,8); return true"><IMG SRC="/images/sb-centres-1.gif" ALT="Centres" WIDTH=167 HEIGHT=15 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom name="centres"></A><BR>
    Line 100: <A HREF="/staff.html" onmouseover="window.status='Staff Listing'; flipit(5,11); return true" onmouseout="flipit(5,10); return true"><IMG SRC="/images/sb-staff-1.gif" ALT="Staff" WIDTH=167 HEIGHT=15 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom name="staff"></A><BR>
    Line 102: <A HREF="/research.html" onmouseover="window.status='Our Research'; flipit(6,13); return true" onmouseout="flipit(6,12); return true"><IMG SRC="/images/sb-research-1.gif" ALT="Research" WIDTH=167 HEIGHT=15 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom name="research"></A><BR>
    Line 104: <!--<A HREF="/consult.html" onmouseover="window.status='What we can offer'; flipit(7,15); return true" onmouseout="flipit(7,14); return true">--><IMG SRC="/images/sb-consultancies-0.gif" ALT="Consultancies" WIDTH=167 HEIGHT=15 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom name="consultancies"></A><BR>
    Line 106: <A HREF="/projects.html" onmouseover="window.status='Projects'; flipit(8,17); return true" onmouseout="flipit(8,16); return true"><IMG SRC="/images/sb-projects-1.gif" ALT="Projects" WIDTH=167 HEIGHT=19 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom name="projects"></A><BR>
    Line 108: <A HREF="/publications.html" onmouseover="window.status='Faculty Publications'; flipit(9,19); return true" onmouseout="flipit(9,18); return true"><IMG SRC="/images/sb-publications-1.gif" ALT="Publications" WIDTH=167 HEIGHT=15 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom name="publications"></A><BR>
    Line 118: <!--<A HREF="http://staff.eu.rmit.edu.au/" onmouseover="window.status='Staff Web Site'; flipit(10,21); return true" onmouseout="flipit(10,20); return true">--><IMG SRC="/images/rb-staff-0.gif" ALT="Staff Web Site" WIDTH=105 HEIGHT=22 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom name="staff_site"></A><BR>
    Line 120: <A HREF="http://student.eu.rmit.edu.au/" onmouseover="window.status='Student Web Site'; flipit(11,23); return true" onmouseout="flipit(11,22); return true"><IMG SRC="/images/rb-student-1.gif" ALT="Student Web Site" WIDTH=105 HEIGHT=22 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom name="student_site"></A><BR>
    Line 122: <A HREF="/newsletter/" onmouseover="window.status='Faculty Newsletter'; flipit(12,25); return true" onmouseout="flipit(12,24); return true"><IMG SRC="/images/rb-newsletter-1.gif" ALT="Faculty Newsletter" WIDTH=105 HEIGHT=10 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom name="newsletter"></A><BR>
    Line 124: <A HREF="/events.html" onmouseover="window.status='Faculty Events'; flipit(13,27); return true" onmouseout="flipit(13,26); return true"><IMG SRC="/images/rb-events-1.gif" ALT="Faculty Events" WIDTH=105 HEIGHT=10 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom name="events"></A><BR>
    Line 126: <A HREF="/search/" onmouseover="window.status='Faculty Documents'; flipit(14,29); return true" onmouseout="flipit(14,28); return true"><IMG SRC="/images/rb-search-1.gif" ALT="Online Documents" WIDTH=105 HEIGHT=10 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom name="search"></A><BR>
    Line 128: <A HREF="/feedback.cgi" onmouseover="window.status='Your Feedback'; flipit(15,31); return true" onmouseout="flipit(15,30); return true"><IMG SRC="/images/rb-feedback-1.gif" ALT="Your Feedback to the Faculty" WIDTH=105 HEIGHT=10 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom name="feedback"></A><BR>
    Line 130: <A HREF="/contact.html" onmouseover="window.status='Faculty Contact Details'; flipit(16,33); return true" onmouseout="flipit(16,32); return true"><IMG SRC="/images/rb-links-1.gif" ALT="Faculty Contact Details" WIDTH=105 HEIGHT=10 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom name="links"></A><BR>
    Line 132: <A HREF="http://www.rmit.edu.au/" onmouseover="flipit(17,35); return false" onmouseout="flipit(17,34); return false"><IMG SRC="/images/rb-rmit-1.gif" ALT="RMIT University Web Page" WIDTH=105 HEIGHT=43 BORDER=0 ALIGN=bottom name="rmit"></A><BR>

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