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New Accessibility Training Video Available

The video "Course Foundations of UX: Accessibility" is available to University of Minnesota students, faculty, and staff via Lynda.com.

Lynda.com LogoThis accessibility training video, which is part of a foundation User Experience (UX) series, is aimed at helping beginner and intermediate level Web page designers provide equal access and opportunity to people with hearing, movement, sight, and cognitive disabilities. The one hour and 20 minute video can be watched all the way though in one sitting or watched in sections if you prefer.

Topics

Accessibility expert and instructor, Derek Featherstone, covers the following topics:

  1. Introduction (1 minute)
  2. What Is Accessibility? (11 minutes)
  3. Accessibility by Example (23 minutes)
  4. Tools and Techniques (11 minutes)
  5. Personas for People with Disabilities (20 minutes)
  6. Integrating Accessibility into Your UX Work/Process (13 minutes)
  7. Conclusion (1 minute)

How to Access the "Course Foundations of UX: Accessibility" Training Video

To access the video, you will need to sign in with your university username and password. Specific instructions are as follows:

  1. Go to: Course Foundations of UX: Accessibility
  2. Select: "Log in". A popup window will appear.
  3. Select: "Log in through your organization or school"
  4. The regular University of Minnesota "Sign In" page should appear.
    (If the regular sign in page does not appear, enter: www.umn.edu. Then select the "go" button, which will bring you to the regular sign in page.)
  5. Sign in with your University Internet ID and password.

Lynda.com online training is available at no cost to University of Minnesota students, faculty, and staff system wide on all University of Minnesota campuses.