DRES IT Accessibility Badging Program

The Accessible Information Technology Group (AITG) is now offering online digital badging courses in the area of IT Accessibility. Participants who attend and complete badging requirements will be awarded digital badges which can be displayed on sites such as LinkedIn or Twitter, or placed in a badge/eportfolio platform. AITG will be adding courses to the program throughout the year. If you have any questions, please contact Christy Blew at clblew@illinois.edu.

Courses will delivered using Blackboard and Blackboard Collaborate.

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Current Courses

Web Design: Form Controls and Links

Web Design: Web Accessibility Evaluation Basics (3-part course)

  • Detailed Course Information
  • Session 1: April 17, 2017
  • Session 2: April 24, 2017
  • Session 3: May 1, 2017
  • Instructor: Lori Lane
  • Online, 9 am - 11 am: each session 2 hour instruction with breaks
  • Cost: $305 (20% discount for .edu participants)

Web Design: Introduction to Accessible Web Widgets with ARIA

Web Design: Video Captioning, Audio Descriptions, and Accessible Media Players

Web Design: Landmarks, Headings, Page Titles and Navigation

  • Detailed Course Information
  • May 17, 2017 (NOTE: This badge was originally schedule for March 15th)
  • Instructor: Jon Gunderson
  • Online, 10am - 3 pm: 4 hour course instruction, an hour lunch, and breaks
  • Cost: $215 (20% discount for .edu participants)

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