The Division of Information Technology is offering the following web accessibility training opportunities to the University of Maryland community.

Web Accessibility Training (8 hours over 2 days)

These live, online training events will cover accessibility principles and techniques for web designers, developers, program managers, quality assurance experts, or anyone interested in gaining a deep understanding of web accessibility. Review the web accessibility training outline.

When: July 16-17, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | August 19-20, 10 a.m. -3 p.m.
Where: Online via Zoom
Registration required: Register for the web accessibility training
 

Introduction to Web Accessibility Training (2 hours)

Introductory training for web content producers, editors and managers. This 2-hour training will cover:

  •  Introduction to Web Accessibility
  • Overview on how individuals with disabilities use the web
  • How to apply the IT accessibility 6 essential steps (headings, links, color and contrast, images, tables, media) in everyday tasks
  • Basics of accessibility testing (automated tools and manual checks)
  • Basics of document accessibility

When: July 30 | August 13, 10 a.m.-noon
Where: Online via Zoom
Registration required: Register for the introduction to web accessibility training at https://forms.gle/cy2pvCvB16BKvd3G6
 
Contact itaccessibility@umd.edu if you have any questions.