ATutor Services

Web Accessibility & ATutor Training

  1. Understanding Web Accessibility
  2. Online Accessibility for People with Disabilities: An Overview of Barriers in Web Content
  3. Online Accessibility for People with Disabilities: Strategies for a Technical Audience
  4. Hands-on Accessibility: Accessibility Evaluation and Implementation
  5. Personalized Web Accessibility Training
  6. Personalized ATutor Instructor and Administrator Training

1. Understanding Web Accessibility

Fee: Free

Location: online http://atsp.atutorspaces.com

This is a self-guided Web-based course. It may be taken anonymously, but to get the full benefit, including assessments, exercises, and forum interactions, register an account and login.

Audience: Both technical and non-technical audiences may take the course. Aimed at those involved in developing Web content or Web applications, and at decision makers who need to know about or plan accessibility in ICT.

Objectives: To develop an understand of the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0), to experience barriers firsthand, and to come away with a variety of strategies that address potential accessibility problems.

Topics Addressed:

Attendee Requirements: Basic Web experience.

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2. Online Accessibility for People with Disabilities | An Overview of Barriers in Web Content

Duration: 3 hours

Fee: $1500 (up to 25 participants)

Location: Your location, or via Skype

Objective: To have people leave the workshop with a basic non-technical understanding of what is meant by “Web accessibility” and how it can be achieved.

Audience: non-technical, management, policy makers, analysts, operational staff who are working on information management development projects.

Topics Addressed:

Attendee Requirements: Basic Web experience.

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3. Online Accessibility for People with Disabilities: Strategies for a Technical Audience

Duration: 3 hours

Fee: $1500 (up to 25 participants)

Location: Your location, or via Skype

Objective: To have people leave the workshop with a good understanding of W3C WCAG 2.0 Level AA (AODA ICT) requirements, and how conformance is a achieved.

Audience: IT staff and website developers. Should have good understanding of HTML, CSS.

Topics Addressed:

Attendee Requirements: Good understanding of HTML, CSS.

4. Hands-on Accessibility: Accessibility Evaluation and Implementation

Duration: 3 hours

Fee: $1500 (up to 8 participants)

Location: Your location, or via Skype

Audience: Website programmers/developers.

Objective: Using Web sites in development (or production), assess the accessibility of the site’s pages or templates using the a variety of test tools, identify potential solutions to problems, and implement changes to correct those problems. This is an open-ended workshop in which the attendees guide discussion, offer their own Web sites for review, and peer review others’ sites.

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5. Personalized Web Accessibility Training

Duration: 1 to 2 hours

Fee: $125/hr (up to 5 participants)

Location: Via Skype

Audience: Web site administrators and developers.

Objective: Attendees will do a walkthrough of a Web site they manage or maintain to identify potential accessibility problems. They will be introduced to tools for testing Web content accessibility, and to strategies that can be applied to correct the problems they have identified.

Attendee Requirements: Basic understanding of HTML and CSS is required

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6. Personalized ATutor Instructor and Administrator Training

Duration: 2 to 3 hours

Fee: $125/hr (up to 5 participants)

Location: Via Skype

Audience: ATutor instuctors or Administrators.

Objective: This workshop can cover a range of topics relevant to attendees. This is an open-ended workshop in which the attendees guide discussion. In addition to the topics described below, attendees may suggest their own topics.

Suggested topics:

Instructors

Administrators

Attendee Requirements: Basic Web experience.

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