Understanding Accessibility

Code: EDUC1850

Course description

This course introduces the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and World Wide Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 guidelines. Students will learn how the WCAG guidelines apply to documents. Students will also be exposed to assistive technologies such as screen readers and keyboard only navigation and learn how these tools are used by those with disabilities. Students will be given the opportunity to experience the barriers faced by individuals with a disability when trying to use non-accessible content.

Course details

Hours: 30
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Credit transfer

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Delivery Options

Classroom Delivery: In-person instruction that takes place at a college campus.
Online Delivery: Content is delivered entirely online through self-directed components, allowing you the flexibility to learn anytime from wherever you are.
Remote Delivery: Technology-enabled virtual instruction that takes place outside of a physical classroom. Remote delivery includes some form of scheduled real-time virtual classes or drop-in times, as well as self-directed components.
Hybrid Delivery: Instruction that includes a combination of online or remote delivery, and some classroom activities.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Spring 2021 registration opens February 1, 2021. Fall 2021 registration opens July 5, 2021.