- Resource No: 525
- Resource Type: curricula
Web Accessibility Course
Author(s)/Presenter(s)/SourceSt Edward’s University
The class covers basic HTML and an introduction to ARIA (Accessible Rich Internet Application) techniques for creating accessible websites emphasizing the importance of separating content from presentation. Specifics include: Identify problems people may have when using the web; Understand how assistive technologies are used with the web; Learn how to apply WCAG 2.0 guidelines to a website; Identify basic testing tools; Understand the importance of semantic structure; Learn how to use ARIA landmark roles; Learn how to create links that make sense out of context; Discover how to avoid problems with color and contrast; Learn to make images accessible; Learn about the benefits of using captions and differences between closed and open captions; Learn how to make data tables accessible; Learn basic techniques for making forms accessible.