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Postgraduate Course on Accessible
Web Design


Klaus Miesenberger

Klaus.Miesenberger@jku.at

Motivation

People get aware of necessity:


Potential of ICT/AT/web obvious


Public sector: Law


Industry and business: Procurement, more clients


Web designers




Increasing demand for education, consulting and
support


BUT: No complete teaching offer

Idea


Post
-
graduate course on Accessible Web Design


Submission of proposal to develop course


Project funded by:

ESF


European Social Fund

bm:bwk


Ministry of Education,




Science and Culture

Key Dates


April 2003: Proposal submission


June 2003: acceptance


August 2003: kick off



Funding: 46% (ESF, bm:bwk), own recourses: 54%



Development August 2003
-

January 2005


Start of post
-
graduate course: October 2005


Duration of post
-
graduate course:


4 semester (2 years)

Course Layout


4 semester


Designed for participants „on the job“


E
-
Learning based


only minimum attendance


Degree: „Academic Expert in Accessible Web
Design“ (accreditation by the University of Linz)


Course language: German


Fee:

1300 pro Semester

Target Groups


Private persons


Web designers and developers in general


Web designers and developers in special institutions


Special target groups


People with disabilities


Persons living in border regions


Parents who have to take care of their children


People trying to achieve reengagement


University students and graduates


Companies:


Better public relations


Bigger market


New clients


General: better usability

Curriculum

Modules
:

1.
Basics in IT

2.
Assistive Technologies (AT)

3.
Legal Requirements and Organizational
Frameworks

4.
Accessibility

5.
Design and Usability

6.
Application

Curriculum

1. Basics in IT



HTML, CSS and XML


Accessible Document Development


Web
-
Programming


Internet/Web/Technology and Security

Curriculum

2. Assistive Technologies (AT)



Basics in AT


Man
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Machine
-
Interaction (MMI)

Curriculum

3. Guidelines and Legal Requirements




Web Accessibility Guidelines



National and International Laws and
Standards

Curriculum

4. Accessibility



Techniques for Accessible Design


Evaluation and Repair Tools


Basics in Software
-
Accessibility


Accessible Multimedia on the Web


Authoring Tools and User Agents

Curriculum

5. Design and Usability



Usability Engineering


User Interaction Design

Curriculum

6. Application



Examples of Best and Worst Practice in
Accessible Web Design


Design or Redesign of a Web Application in
Practice

Teaching Tool Moodle


Online handout


Slides


Audio and video files


Training examples and tasks


Communication via email, forum, chat


Multimedia: SMIL for captioning and
synchronization

Face to Face Meetings


To get to know the teachers


To build up groups


To develop a common course goal


To get to know the online learning system


To develop and to agree on rules


… motivation

Entrance Prerequisites


University entrance prerequisites


Graduation from secondary school


Special university entrance exam


Specific Knowledge in the Field


From education


From job


Interview at university

Expected Effects


Pro active answer to accessibility legislation


More accessible and usable websites


Economic advantage for content provider: more
clients, increased satisfaction


Awareness raising


New vocational field


especially for people with
disabilities


Modular approach => easy adaptation


Integration into regular courses of studies

Participants


21 students


17 in the job, 4 unemployed


11 sent by their employer


4 with a disability


Germany and Austria


http://www.bfwd.at