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Course Description

This course provides the student with a foundation in designing accessible web sites, which apply Universal Design concepts to accommodate individuals with visual, auditory, speech, motor control, and cognitive disabilities. Students will design, and test web pages for compliance with accessibility guidelines (such as WCAG 2.0), and legal requirements (such as Section 508). Coding techniques for accessible (X)HTML and CSS are emphasized. Other topics include accessibility issues related to Adobe PDF, Adobe Flash, scripting, mobile devices, and rich media captioning.

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Note: The Accessibility & PDFs Module requires use of a word processor and Adobe Reader. Optionally, Adobe Acrobat may also be used in this module.