Remote training for those who can’t make it to Austin for AccessU

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Good news / bad news about AccessU

Good news first – people are loving this year’s AccessU lineup of accessibility topics and instructors. Classes are beginning to fill  up, and the excitement is building about our upcoming gathering in Austin in May. The teaching schedule is just great this year and we are looking forward to a vibrant three days of teaching and learning from one another.

But there is a downside. Not everyone can get to Austin in May and we will miss some of you!  Looking for a way to include everyone – we are all about inclusion after all – we have an idea, but we need your help.

Below you will find class descriptions of some of the most popular classes. Some have filled up for the in-person training and some are only available in post-conference sessions.  You can help! Please read the following descriptions and then take the on-line survey to tell us which classes you would like to see in a one-day, online version of AccessU.

We have included twelve courses in our short list, but we can only broadcast six. And we may have left out one or two that you are especially interested in. So feel free to checkout the full list of AccessU classes and request that we include any of those in our broadcast webinar day of AccessU at Your Desk.

The survey will also ask which day you prefer.  If we have sufficient interest, we will produce one day of remote training. AccessU at Your Desk would present six courses in an elearning format and make the archives available to all. Thanks for your input!

What to do next

You have a few choices, you can choose form the list below, look at all of the AccessU course offered and finally, vote for the classes you would like to see included in AccessU at Your Desk.

  1. See Knowbility’s Short List of suggested classes for AccessU (just below)
  2. and/Or see all of the AccessU classes and choose your own
  3. Vote for your Top Six!

Knowbility’s Short List

Basic HTML Accessibility Techniques

Basic HTML Forms & Tables

Captioning and Audio Description Strategies

Cultural Shifts and Enterprise Accessibility

E-Learning for All

Google: Taking on Accessibility Challenges in Complex Web Applications

Mobile Accessibility Clinic

Open Source Tools for Building Accessible Websites

Principles of Accessible Documents

Strategic Accessibility

The 508 Refresh is Coming – How Will Federal Compliance Testing Change?

Walk through WAI Resources

and, a reminder that you are also free to choose other classes from the full list of courses offered at the in-person AccessU.

Vote now and win a free seat at the virtual conference

Your vote puts your name into a drawing for a free seat at AccessU At Your Desk. Even if you are attending, your free ticket is fully transferable.  So  vote today and thanks again!

2 thoughts on “Remote training for those who can’t make it to Austin for AccessU”

    1. Yes! The votes are in and there will be an remote AccessU We will have 6 one hour classes and it will be announced, with registration information tomorrow.

      The courses will be:
      Walk through WAI Resources/Sharron Rush
      Strategic Accessibility /Jeff Kline
      Mobile Accessibility Clinic / Henny Swan & Paul Adam
      Usable Accessibility Testing / Whitney Quesenbery & Kate Walser
      Integrating Accessibility in Agile, Continuous Development / Susann Keohane
      Accessibility and the Nature of the Open Web / Molly Holzschlag

      Detail to follow and you may contact kim at knowbility dot org for more information

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