Introduction to Web Accessibility

Beginner
  • 17 videos | 40m 39s
  • Includes Assessment
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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.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • 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
    Define web accessibility, challenges, disabilities, and technologies

IN THIS COURSE

  • 2m 27s
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to describe web accessibility and why it is important. FREE ACCESS
  • 3m 21s
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to specify the benefits of creating accessible websites. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Accessibility and Design
    2m 33s
    After completing this video, you will be able to describe web accessibility and what it means for web designers. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Challenges
    3m 28s
    In this video, you will learn how to define the challenges commonly associated with creating more accessible websites. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Accessibility in the Enterprise
    3m 58s
    After completing this video, you will be able to specify the importance of web accessibility in the workplace. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Why Accessibility is Misunderstood
    4m 3s
    After completing this video, you will be able to describe common misconceptions about web accessibility. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Vision Impairment
    2m 50s
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to describe various types and causes of vision impairment. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Physical Disabilities
    1m 23s
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to specify types and causes of physical disabilities. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Cognitive Disabilities
    1m 21s
    In this video, you will learn how to define types and causes of cognitive disabilities. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Learning Disabilities
    2m 10s
    In this video, you will learn about the different types and causes of learning disabilities. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Types of Assistive Technologies
    1m 54s
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to describe the role of assistive technologies and why it is important to be aware of these technologies. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Keyboards
    1m 30s
    After completing this video, you will be able to describe the various keyboard technologies and how they can be used in accessible web design. FREE ACCESS
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    13.  Screen Magnifiers
    1m 45s
    In this video, you will learn about screen magnifier technologies and how they can be used in accessible web design. FREE ACCESS
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    14.  Screen Readers
    1m 54s
    In this video, you will learn about screen reader technologies and how they can be used in accessible web design. FREE ACCESS
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    15.  Mobile Devices
    2m 2s
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to specify mobile devices and how they present a challenge in accessible web design. FREE ACCESS
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    16.  Speech Synthesizers
    1m 57s
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to specify speech synthesizer technologies and how to leverage them in accessible web design. FREE ACCESS
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    17.  Exercise: Define Web Accessibility
    2m 6s
    Find out how to define web accessibility, challenges, disabilities, and technologies. FREE ACCESS

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