Duration: 2 days
In this Web Accessibility, course, students will learn how and why to create websites that meet the W3C's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) and the U.S. government's Section 508 standards for website accessibility. This class targets web designers and developers, i.e., the people who will be responsible for creating the accessible pages. Students attending this class will benefit by have prior knowledge of web design, HTML, and CSS.
• Understand the importance of creating accessible websites
• Learn the legal requirements for web accessibility
• Learn what it means to make a site "accessible"
• Learn the four principles of accessibility: "POUR"
• Learn how to test your web pages for accessibility
• Learn the accessibility features of HTML5 and ARIA
• Learn to create accessible alternative for images, audio, and multimedia
• Learn to create accessible forms, tables, and styles
• Learn assistive technologies and adaptive strategies
Method of Delivery
• Onsite/Live class instructions or Online web conference
• Open discussion
• Case studies