Web Accessibility for Writers and Editors - Canberra
Tuesday, May 1, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (AEST)
The course focuses on the training needs of writers and editors, to help them produce content that is accessible and meets the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0.
For technical or design staff we recommend Vision Australia's Web Accessibility Techniques and Testing workshop.
In each section of the workshop after the introduction to accessibility we will:
|Time||Length||Description of module|
|9.00 am||30 mins||Introduction
We start with a group discussion of 'the 3Cs of accessibility': characteristics, characters, challenges. This gets people talking and helps identify workshop participants' knowledge and interests.
|9.30 am||45 mins||About accessibility
|10.15 am||15 mins||Morning tea|
|10.30 am||60 mins||Written content
We will discuss the six WCAG 2.0 success criteria that impact on written content:
|11.30 pm||45 mins||Structure and formatting
We will discuss the three WCAG 2.0 success criteria that impact on structure and formatting of written content:
|12.15 pm||45 mins||Lunch|
|1.00 pm||45 mins||Navigation
We will discuss the three WCAG 2.0 success criteria that impact on navigation of content:
|1.45 pm||60 mins||Images
We will discuss the seven WCAG 2.0 success criteria that impact on the use of images:
|2.45 pm||15 mins||Afternoon tea|
|3.00 pm||60 mins||PDF and other content formats
We will review the current legal and policy advice on publishing content in PDF and other document formats and show you how to make these formats more accessible. Our focus will be on PDF, but we will also briefly discuss DOC, RTF and PPT.
Phone: 1300 367 055
Fax: 03 8378 1204
All cancellations will incur an administration fee of $12.50. If notification is received 14 calendar days prior to course start date a full refund less administration fee will be provided; Cancellation between 14 and 7 calendar days prior to the course will result in a 50% refund less administration fee. Cancellation less than 7 days prior to the course, fees will not be refunded. In the event a course is cancelled by Vision Australia, a full refund will be provided to all applicants.