this introductory course, learn how to measure an organization’s ICT accessibility and assess the importance of
maintaining an inclusive workplace for both employees and customers with
disabilities. This six-week course consists of modules detailing some of the
primary ICT accessibility obstacles facing organizations today. Each module is
taught by a subject matter expert through content-rich videos, activities, and discussion forums.
you work in the corporate, governmental or nonprofit sector, this course will
enable you to identify ICT accessibility issues, analyze specific needs, and
evaluate possible solutions. As the world becomes more technology-driven,
organizations of all sizes and sectors touch ICT accessibility, whether through
website design, document creation, or multimedia utilization. Start outlining a
plan to establish and maintain an accessible enterprise operation today.
our instructors as we explore why, what, and how to integrate
accessibility design elements into your ICT organizational roadmap to support
equal access for all.
This course includes six modules, each having associated activities and a quiz:
Module 1: ICT
This module will provide an introduction to ICT accessibility as well as an overview of the relevance the five subsequent modules in this course.
Module 2: ICT
This module will provide instruction on the importance of ICT accessibility in designing and procuring workplace applications.
Module 3: Assistive
This module will provide instruction on the impact of assistive technology (AT) and mainstream technology on individuals with disabilities.
Module 4: Accessible Documents and Multimedia
This module will provide instruction on the elements of an accessible document, accessibility standards, tools to check accessibility, multimedia captioning and audio description standards and guidelines.
Module 5: Web
Accessibility Evaluation and Design
This module will provide instruction on web accessibility through utilizing online evaluation and remediation tools using HTML5 and ARIA.
Module 6: ICT Accessibility Operations This module will provide an overview of ICT accessibility
market forces and organization challenges, and will outline how an ICT
Accessibility Operation Model can help organizations address their challenges.
Christopher Lee, Ph.D, , Arthur Murphy, Carolyn Phillips, M.Ed., ATP, Sheryl Ballenger, Norah Sinclair, Todd Runkle and Bill Curtis-Davidson