Thursday, May 16,
is Global Accessibility
Awareness Day (GAAD). The purpose of GAAD is to get those who
create electronic and information technology (websites, software, mobile apps, online
documents, etc.) thinking and learning about making accessible and inclusive technology
for users with varying abilities.
Visit the information table at theWSU Spokane Campus. During the noon hour in the SAC Lobby, the WSU Spokane Accessibility Team will be available to answer questions and will have a “no-mouse” challenge. Stop by to find out more.
Monday, June 25, 3 – 4 p.m. Spark Academic Innovation Hub 327 (Pullman) and live-streamed (All Campuses)
This advanced workshop is for website owners, web publishers, web content creators, and anyone who has learned the fundamentals of web accessibility and now seeks to learn how to test a website to ensure it is compliant with web accessibility standards (e.g., WCAG 2.0, AA).
During this workshop, participants will learn how to use web browser accessibility tools to:
Ensure that web pages and/or websites are in compliance
Identify web accessibility warnings and issues
Understand the meaning of web accessibility warnings and issues
Determine the best way to fix issues to ensure and improve web accessibility
May 17th is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). GAAD is to get those developing electronic and information technology thinking and learning about making technology accessible and inclusive for users with varying abilities.
Go to the information table at the WSU Spokane Campus: During the noon hour, in the SAC Lobby, the WSU Spokane Accessibility Team will be hosting an information table on accessibility on campus. Stop by to find out more.
Spark Academic Innovation Hub 212 (Pullman) and live-streamed (All Campuses)
Writing for the Web and Making it Accessible
This workshop provides an introduction to the best practices for writing accessible web content. Whether you are an experienced web writer, or you update content on your department’s website only once a semester, learn what you need to know to ensure that your unit’s websites are accessible, organized, and succinct. In this workshop, you will learn:
How to create descriptive links
How to create a clear heading structure
Appropriate line length for the web
How to write concise and logical text
How to convey meaning without using color alone
Additional web writing and content organizing tips