- Instructor(s): Laura Carlson and Bruce Reeves.
- Awareness of some accessibility tool strengths and limitations.
- Ability to submit a page for a WAVE evaluation.
- Ability to read a WAVE report.
- Ability to find explanations of accessibility problems that require manual checking.
- Target Audience: The intended audience is UMD web designers, developers, technology professionals, and people interested in web site accessibility.
- University of Minnesota faculty, staff or student.
- Basic computer skills. (Ability to use email, access the web etc.)
- A "Graphical browser" installed (FireFox, Chrome, Mozilla, and/or Microsoft Internet Explorer, etc.) on your computer.
- Ability to save a web page and its images to your local computer because many of the exercises will require you to save sample files to make corrections.
- Experience in developing and publishing web materials.
- Comfortable with creating web pages and editing HTML files to add or remove tags and attributes.
- Familiarity with and skills to use a web editor in code view or a text editor to hand code Hypertext Markup Language.
- Willingness and ability to work with and code HTML markup. Many corrections will need to be completed in html markup.
- Ability to upload pages to the web.
- Participants must have a web space (ie ~tilde account) where they can post assignments.
- Time Commitment: A participant should plan to dedicate approximately four to six hours on this eClass. This will allow enough time to review the course content and readings, participate in online asynchronous discussion, and complete course activities and assignments.
- Online Course Materials: Online resources.
- Completion Certificate: Participants who desire evidence of successful completion of our eClasses may apply for a certificate of completion that will be mailed at the end of the term. Application can be submitted after you successfully complete the class.
- Special Circumstances: We invite anyone who has a disability or special circumstances that might require adaptation of materials or special/different equipment to inform the instructor(s) ahead of time so that arrangements can be made.
|Start Date||End Date||Time||Location|
|October 27||October 31||
(eClasses are asynchronous.)
(eClasses are conducted via the web.)