Intermediate Level

Faculty: Jon Gunderson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign



Participants will learn about the two main standards for web accessibility, the W3C Web Content Accessibility Standards and the Section 508 requirements for web materials. The strengths and weaknesses of different evaluation and repair tools will be presented to help participants understand how to use the available tools to evaluate and repair their web resources. Participants will learn about common HTML accessibility problems, and HTML and CSS techniques that can used to improve accessibility. Captioning technologies for multimedia materials will also be presented.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to: