[CEUD-ICT] Fwd: Online Course: Introduction To Web Accessibility

Olga Dosis odosis at sympatico.ca
Wed Sep 11 14:27:36 IST 2013

Thank you for sharing?

On 2013-09-11, at 2:30 AM, Joshue O Connor <joshue.oconnor at cfit.ie> wrote:

> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Online Course: Introduction To Web Accessibility
> Resent-Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2013 17:31:31 +0000
> Resent-From: w3c-wai-pf at w3.org
> Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2013 10:30:59 -0700
> From: raman at google.com (T.V Raman)
> To: w3c-wai-pf at w3.org
> (I just sent this to the wai-ig list, but am reposting here so
> you can share widely).  Kudos again to PF  for staying the course
> to making ARIA  a reality!
> Dear WAI  Friends,
> The road to accessible Web Applications has been a long and
> arduous one -- Rich Schwertfeger and I originally started
> dreaming ARIA in April 2003 (from memory)! Thanks to the
> unflagging work of WAI-PF, ARIA is now a reality in modern
> browsers and screenreaders; our next challenge is to make this
> technology easily accessible to mainstream Web developers.
> As a small step toward that end, I have been working with my colleagues from
> Google's Course Builder team to create an online course on Web
> Accessibility that is designed for mainstream Web Developers.
> We just opened registration for this online course "Introduction
> to Web Accessibility" which focuses on accessibility for visually
> impaired users. The course is a starting point for developers to
> learn to inspect the accessibility of their websites using Google
> Chrome extensions, and pick up tips and tricks to make their
> websites more accessible.
> The course runs from September 17-30th and registration is now
> open. Please share this sign-up link with all your Web Developer
> friends: https://webaccessibility.withgoogle.com/preview. You can
> also watch demos and learn more about the course on our Google
> Developers Live episode
> (https://developers.google.com/live/shows/919837902) featuring
> members of our accessibility team (myself included) in
> conversation with Vint Cerf, Google’s VP & Chief Internet
> Evangelist.
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