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Introduction to Web Accessibility


Overview/Description
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Lesson Objectives
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Expertise Level



Overview/Description

Web accessibility is a must in today's world. Discover why web accessibility is important. Explore the types of disabilities that need to be addressed, as well as the different kinds of assistive technology.



Expected Duration (hours)
0.7

Lesson Objectives

Introduction to Web Accessibility

  • describe web accessibility and why it's important
  • specify the benefits of creating accessible web sites
  • describe web accessibility and what it means to web designers
  • define the challenges commonly associated with creating more accessible web sites
  • specify the importance of web accessibility in the enterprise
  • describe common misconceptions surrounding web accessibility
  • describe various types and causes of vision impairment
  • specify types and causes of physical disabilities
  • define types and causes of cognitive disabilities
  • define types and causes of learning disabilities
  • describe the role of assistive technologies and why it's important to be aware of these technologies
  • describe the various keyboard technologies and how they can be leveraged in accessible web design
  • define screen magnifier technologies and how they can be leveraged in accessible web design
  • define screen reader technologies and how they can be leveraged in accessible web design
  • specify mobile devices and how they pose a challenge in accessible web design
  • specify speech synthesizer technologies and how they can be leveraged in accessible web design
  • Course Number:
    it_wdwafd_01_enus

    Expertise Level
    Beginner