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From: David Poehlman <poehlman1@comcast.net>
Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2002 19:18:36 -0500
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WebAIM, one of 3 major web-based projects nationally that looks
long and hard at the internet and accessibility is having a 5 week
free training "event" on web accessibility. This is an "anytime"
training. Information regarding the course is located at:
http://www.webaim.org/training2002/index.php

Information regarding WebAIM as an organization and additional resources
they have to office is located at: www.webaim.org



There will be 5 major topics presented interactively over the 5 weeks.
They are:

Week 1: April 1 - 7

The User Experience and Perspective
What is web accessibility?
Understanding user experiences
How web accessibility affects people with disabilities

Week 2: April 8 - 14

Making the Choice to be Accessible
How does accessibility affect you?
The legal implications of accessibility
Business and ethical issues

Week 3: April 15 - 21

HTML Development Techniques and Strategies
HTML and accessibility validators
Creating accessible content using Macromedia Dreamweaver and  Microsoft
Frontpage
Getting 'under the hood' - HTML fixes and strategies from ALT to XML
Graphic and Site Design

Week 4: April 22 - 28

Multimedia and Advanced Development Techniques and Strategies
Creating accessible online PowerPoint Presentations
Producing and captioning accessible web video (Quicktime, Windows Media,
and
RealPlayer)
Adobe Acrobat and accessibility
Synchronous chats
Flash, Shockwave, DHTML, Java, JavaScript, XML, dynamic databases and
more

Week 5: April 29 - May 5

Institutional Coordination and Reform
Processes for bringing about accessibility policy
Administrative and development issues
They have a movie to summarize the event (QuickTime or Windows Media
Player
show the best).

On each Monday, they will have a movie based presentation available.
Then, Weds will be a live chat, with Friday a live audio chat -- audio
streamed with text chat interaction.

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