Easy Checks for Web Accessibility: Get the Gist (No Experience Needed), 5/12 at 10:15 AM

Have you ever wondered: "Is this web page accessible?" If you can use the Web, you can get a good start at an answer — no expertise required! Whereas web accessibility evaluation tools spit out complex results that require knowledge to interpret, the W3C resource "Easy Checks - A First Review of Web Accessibility" provides a different approach. *It walks you through some basic accessibility evaluation with guidance for understanding what you are checking.* Most people can complete these checks in about 10 minutes once they understand them. If you're new to web accessibility, it will take some time to learn.

This session provides a jump start to understanding and using Easy Checks so that you can start to answer: "Is this web page accessible?".

Location

TH 303
Capacity 42

Track

Design & Usability

Type

Lecture

Date/Time

5-12-2014 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM (1.50 hr)

Key Take-aways

  • Learn simple steps for getting started evaluating 12 aspects of web accessibility
  • Understand some basic accessibility barriers and solutions
  • Gain confidence in reporting web accessibility problems

Prerequisites

  • Generally know how to use the Web