Dates and Time
- Dates: April 15th to May 8th, 2008
- Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays
- Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm CDT (Chicago Local Time)
Elluminate Online Learning System
- Elluminate Installation and Testing
- Elluminate login for participants
- Elluminate Disability Access Features Summary (PDF)
- Jon Gunderson, Ph.D.
- University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- (217) 244-5870
If you need any disability related accommodations to participate in the course, like text captioning of lectures or alternative formats, please contact the instructor as soon as possible.
Cost and Registration
- Standard Fee: $495
Reduced fee: $295 for employees of non-profit organizations, federal, state and local government, and higher educational institutions.
Note: To qualify for the reduced fee, participants need to mail or fax to FAST3 a photocopy of a picture ID showing an affiliation with a state agency, college, etc., or the individual can have his or her supervisor send FAST3 a verification letter on letterhead stating that the individual works for non-profit organizations, federal, state and local and higher educational institutions.
FAST3 Fax: (217) 333-0400
- Register Online
- Register by phone using (217) 333-6285
- Discounts available for multiple registrations from the same company or institution
The on-line course is designed for web developers creating Web 2.0 applications to learn about the accessibility of these technologies to people with disabilities. Participants will learn about keyboard support, focus management issues and how to use the emerging W3C Accessible Rich Internet Applications (ARIA) specifications to create accessible Web 2.0 applications. Participants will learn about the accessibility issues faced by people with disabilities in using the web, and how web 2.0 resources can be designed to improve accessibility using the ARIA technologies. Participants will learn about keyboard models, setting keyboard focus, the W3C Roles for ARIA and States and Properties Module for ARIA specifications for making web 2.0 widgets compatible with assistive technologies through ARIA support in Firefox browser and assistive technologies like WindowEyes and JAWS screen readers. Participants will build and test the accessible Web 2.0 widgets using a best practices model and learn about compatibility issues related to supporting ARIA widgets with Microsoft Internet Explorer and creating valid HTML documents.