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AHS 494 AD3 - Special Topics - Desig Accessible Web Resources

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Lecture courses in topics of current interest; specific subject matter will be announced in the Class Schedule. Course Information: 1 to 4 undergraduate hours. 1 to 4 graduate hours. Approved for both letter and S/U grading. Prerequisite: See Class Schedule for section requirements.

Special Instructions:

Topic: Designing University Accessible Web Resources. The purpose of this course is to help students understand how to apply usability and accessibility principles and techniques, including W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 and WAI Accessible Rich Internet Application (ARIA) techniques, to design and create highly usable and accessible web resources. Students will learn how HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript interact with web browsers to make content available to assistive technolo-gies, such as screen readers. Throughout the course, students will use assistive technologies and automated tools to understand the accessibility features of HTML5 and ARIA. It is strongly recommended that students complete the two previous courses in this certificate sequence (AHS 494: Understanding Disability and Assistive Technology, and AHS 494: Creating and Procuring Accessible Electronic Materials) prior to enrolling in AHS 494, Designing Accessible Web Resources.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 2 hr

Term(s): Spring


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