Web Accessibility Training

Section 508 Compliance Training

The Web Accessibility Training training course teaches you how to make a website Section 508 compliant, beginning with the standards of web accessibility.

The course explains how to audit current sites to ensure standards are met, and the types of assistive technologies that should be considered when creating a site. In addition, the course will give you an overview of how coding with HTML5 semantic markup can facilitate better accessibility.

Course Summary

Purpose: 
Develop a web page that is Section 508 compliant.
Audience: 
Developers and managers who are looking to improve the accessibility of their current website.
Skill Level: 
Learning Style: 

Workshops are instructor-led lab-intensives focused on the practical application of technologies through the facilitation of a project-related lab. Workshops are just the opposite of Seminars. They deliver the highest level of knowledge transfer of any format. Think wide (breadth) and deep (depth).

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Duration: 
2 Days
Productivity Objectives: 

Upon completion of this course, you should know:

  • Web Accessibility Standards (Overview)
  • Understanding Design Best Practices
  • Surveying Assistive Technologies
  • Understanding Coding Best Practices for Accessibility
  • Working with Mobile Devices and Accessibility

What You'll Learn

In the Web Accessibility Training training course, you’ll learn:

  • Intro to Web Accessibility
    • Understanding Key Concepts and Benefits
    • Section 508
    • WCAG 2.0 Principles
    • Perceivable
    • Operable
    • Understandable
    • Robust
  • Assistive Technologies Overview
    • What types of assistive technologies exist?
    • What features do they have in common?
    • How can a website be planned to consider these?
  • Coding Techniques for Better Accessibility
    • Semantic Markup
    • Alt Text
    • Links
    • Forms
    • Flexible Units (ems, percentages)
  • Colorblindness
    • Understanding Types of Colorblindness
    • Assessing Accessibility Based on Color
    • Techniques for Using Color Effectively
  • Web Accessibility Testing Tricks
    • Using Validators
    • Turning Off Sounds
    • Grayscale Checks
    • Usability Testing
    • Copying Text into Word Processor
  • Web Accessibility and Mobile Usability
    • Mobile Statistics
    • Is mobile accessibility a requirement?
    • Benefits of Mobile Usability
  • Mobile Usability Best Practices
    • Design Patterns
    • Task Placement
    • Optimizing for Touch

Meet Your Instructor

Eve

Eve has been focused on web and curriculum development since college, where she studied user interface design and usability. Since then, she has consulted as a project manager and coder to deliver interactive web applications, from e-Learning portals to mobile apps.

Well-versed in HTML5, CSS3 and other front-end technologies, Eve has lent her interface and training skills to the redesign of the Partner Portal for Microsoft, and to the roll-out of a new call center application for 1-800-...

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