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Digital Accessibility as a Business Practice

Ryerson University via Canvas Network

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Overview

This three-week online course is aimed at those responsible for implementing accessibility across an organization, providing the “big picture” of what it means to be inclusive. It describes how to go about creating an inclusive business culture.

Syllabus

Module 1 - Orientation and Overview of Accessibility Culture
Unit 1: Orientation and Getting Started
Unit 2: Understanding the Big Picture

Module 2 - Managing Digital Accessibility Culture
Unit 1: The Committee & The Champion
Unit 2: Creating Digital Accessibility Culture

Module 3 - Bringing Digital Accessibility Elements Together
Unit 1: Procuring Accessible Information Technology
Unit 2: Hiring Accessibility Staff

Taught by

Greg Gay, Branka Halilovic and Naza Djafarova

Reviews

4.3 rating, based on 7 Class Central reviews

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  • Anonymous
    Lots of excellent content that certainly made me think about some important issues. I think this speaks highly of the course developers' curation and subject-matter expertise. Some of the quiz questions felt a bit pedantic, but over all, the assessments were fine. My biggest issue was with the delivery platform. Frankly, I found the default discussion tool did not actually facilitate any meaningful discussion.
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    Javierbds
    The course is quite detailed about all areas related to dealing with Web Accessibility, sometimes it feels a bit text heavy.
    The course provides tests, challenges, activities and access to many resources.
    There is a companion course for Web Developers about the more technical aspects that I plan on taking.
  • Nancy O'Donnell
    Logical and practical course designed to help companies learn about legislation behind digital accessibility; create a company policy on accessibility; establish accessibility committee and guidelines. Chock full of resources, links, articles for future reference.
  • Anonymous
    Very good content and well written. The course provided good info for me in my role and raised a greater awareness of the importance of accessibility. I personally could have used another week.
  • Anonymous
    The course is a project-oriented take on accessibility. It includes a lot of diverse resources, including video from my own institution's accessibility group.
  • Anonymous
    This was a very insightful course. I learned a lot. I look forward to working on future products that require this learning

    Thank you for offering this course.

  • Anonymous
    Good course and well written with plenty of helpful resources. The only issue was that the course required more time than was stated.

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