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Web accessibility I (technical)

Individual course

The course introduces guidelines and other standards related to web accessibility, such as Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG).

Course contents

The course explains the web accessibility principles (POUR), but focuses on technical specifications, primarily explaining the WAI-ARIA, the Accessible Rich Internet Applications suite of web standards.

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, the student will

  • be able to create an accessible web document following the guidelines.
  • understand how to meet the requirement by maximising compatibility with current and future user agents, including assistive technologies.

Course material

All materials can be found from Digicampus Moodle. The course key is ”20methods21”.

Completion methods

Independent assignments and final essay. The course can be completed at your own pace.

You can get a digital badge after completing this course.

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Responsible teacher

Tampere University
Pauliina Baltzar, Doctoral researcher
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Category:
ICT studies
Topics:
Accessibility,
Digitalisation,
User interfaces and usability
Course code:
ACC.180
Study credits:
1 ECTS
Price:
0 €
Course level:
Teaching period:
Continuously on-going
Application deadline:
Continuously on-going
Host university:
Tampere University
Who can apply:
Adult learner,
Degree student
Teaching method:
Online
Teaching language:
English
General prerequisites:
Basic understanding of accessibility, for example the course Fundamentals of accessibility
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