Web Accessibility Training
The Web Accessibility Training, customized by WebAim, is a new offering that will be held January 21 - 22, 2016.
This training is suitable for web designers, developers, content contributors, program managers, quality assurance experts, and anyone interested in gaining a deep understanding of web accessibility.
Learn what you need to know to ensure that your Cornell websites meet legal guidelines and international standards.
Topics will include:
- Web accessibility guidelines and laws - Section 508, WCAG 2.0, ADA, etc.
- How users with disabilities access and use the web
- Evaluating site accessibility
- Implementing accessibility on your website
- Automated tools
- User testing
- Using screen readers and other assistive technologies
- Form labels and other accessible form considerations
- Frame titles
- Images and ALT text
- Keyboard accessibility techniques
- Accessible navigation, structure, and semantics
- Accessibility in Drupal, Drupal modules, WordPress Edublogs and WP plugins
- Interpreting a company's accessibility statement or VPAT
- Writing a VPAT for tools or sites built at Cornell.
- What's on the horizon for policy, tools, and awareness
The class will be held in Clark Hall, the cost to attend is $700, and will be held on January 21, 2016 from 8:30am-4:30pm and on January 22, 2015 from 8:30am-3:30pm.