How to Evaluate Web Content and Digital Document Accessibility
November 4, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
This hands-on workshop will give participants the knowledge and tools required to gauge the accessibility of web content. The session will cover an in-depth overview of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0), provide information on assessing each success-criterion, and include a hands-on exercise where participants will get a chance to review a website or document against WCAG 2.0 using a three-step approach along with simplified checklists.
Topics covered include:
- WCAG 2.0: Guidelines, Success Criteria and Techniques
- A three step approach to accessibility evaluation
- Tools and resources
- Additional guidance and tips
This workshop is appropriate for Communication Specialists, IT Managers, Web Developers, and Marketing Managers.
Some knowledge of HTML is required.
Laptop computers and headphones are needed in order to participate in the hands-on exercise.
Programs will need to be loaded on to participants’ computers for the exercises. Contact Accessibility Services Canada if you need your IT department to do this ahead of time.
Excellent workshop! Handy checklist and helpful information to understand WCAG 2.0.