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Accessibility and Design


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Overview/Description

Web accessibility means thoughtful and careful design. Explore JavaScript principles, accessibility in practice, design principles, and common design mechanisms.



Expected Duration (hours)
0.7

Lesson Objectives

Accessibility and Design

  • describe progressive enhancement
  • define clean coding principles and why they should be used
  • specify JavaScript best practices that can be used to provide more accessible web sites
  • describe WAI-ARIA and its role in accessible web design
  • define feature detection and how it can be used
  • describe how testing is an important part of the accessible design process
  • specify required skills and capabilities that enterprises look for when hiring accessible web designers
  • describe policy and organizational support and how it nurtures a more inclusive environment for accessibility
  • describe the differences and similarities between design and development of accessible web sites
  • specify best practices for accessible web design, including content, dynamic content, coding, and look and feel
  • describe the various JavaScript toolkits that can be used in accessible web design
  • define the purpose and value of popup menus in accessible web design
  • specify best practices for using CSS3 in accessible web design
  • describe the purpose and value of focus in accessible web design
  • define the purpose and value of TabIndex in accessible web design
  • Course Number:
    it_wdwafd_06_enus

    Expertise Level
    Beginner