Designing Universally Accessible Web Resources with HTML and CSS

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Designing Universally Accessible Web Resources with HTML and CSS:

This workshop is for web developers who are familar with HTML markup and would like to learn more about the capabilities of HTML markup and Cascading Style Sheets to create web resources that are easier to maintain, highly accessible to people with disabilities and compatible with emerging web browsing technologies being integrated into cell phones and PDAs. The workshop will provide a hands on experience for web developers to create and test CSS example web resources using HTML strucutre and style sheets. Participants will receive a CD-ROM that includes the workshop presentation materials, design examples and demonstration software for supporting the creation of accessible web resources. Participants are encouraged to bring their own design questions and problems for discussion in the workshop.

Location and Times

Date: February 14th, 2003

Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm

Location: Harper Community College, Palatine, IL (Directions)

Building: Business and Social Science Center (Campus Map)

Room: I225


Link to Presentation

Starts at 10:00am

Part 1: HTML Structure

Part 2: CSS Styling

60 minute Break for Lunch

Part 3: Dynamic CSS techniques

Part 4: Putting it all together design examples

ends at 3:00pm


If have an questions or comments please contact the Presentor or one of the local hosts:

Presentor: Jon Gunderson (Universify of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign)

Local hosts: Tom Thompson and Sarah Stark (Harper Community College)


Jon Gunderson is currently the Coordinator of information technology accessibility for people with disabilities at UIUC in the Division of Rehabilitation Education Services. He has been working in the area of web accessibility for over 6 years and is chair of the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative User Agent Accessibility Guidelines working group. He has given numerous presentations and has taught several courses on designing universally accessible web resources.

Find out more about web accessibility at the CITA website


Please contact Fran Hendrickson to register for the workshop at:
Phone: (847) 925-6586