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Accessibility eClasses

This semester ITSS will be offering three Web Accessibility eClasses: Introduction, Structure, and Images.

Web Accessibility: Introduction

This eClass will answer questions such as:

  • "What does web accessibility really mean?"
  • "What all does that term encompass?"
  • "Why is it that some people are unable to use certain web sites - and whose job is it to provide access?"

In addition the introduction class features the popular "disable your browser" exercise. Introduction eClass will occur between October 29 and November 2, 2012.

Web Accessibility: Structure

In this eClass you will learn how using structured markup and headings makes a document more accessible and inclusive. You will also gain awareness of ARIA landmark roles and HTML5 semantic markup. The Accessibility: Structure eClass will occur between November 5 and November 16, 2012.

Web Accessibility: Images

By examining the most basic of techniques - making images accessible - you will explore methods that enable inclusiveness. In this eClass we discuss the what, when, why, and how of both short and long textual alternatives. Accessibility: Images eClass will occur between November 26 and December 7, 2012.

Further information

Our eClasses utilize Moodle and have no set meeting time, although courses do have definite start and end dates. eClasses typically run two weeks. This allows participants to attend class at a time most convenient to them, yet it still provides logically organized communication between class participants. It is a convenient way to expand your knowledge and skills.

To register and more information please consult: