Deque Class Descriptions

Accessibility Fundamentals
Amaze Custom Overlay Development and SDK Integration
FireEyes Fundamentals
Flash Accessibility
HTML/CSS Accessibility
Mobile Web Accessibility
MS Office Accessibility
Accessibility Best Practices for ASP.net with MVC
PDF Accessibility
Web Accessibility Testing
Web Accessibility Testing with Screen Readers
JavaScript and ARIA Accessibility
WorldSpace Fundamentals
WorldSpace: Advanced Configuration and Testing

Accessibility Fundamentals

Course Synopsis: An overview of accessibility of Information and Communications Technology (ICT), relevant legislation and standards, and a review of the range of assistive technologies and their usage by people with disabilities. This course gives you the basics of challenges faced by people with disabilities and covers the following basic topics:

  • Introduction to Accessibility concepts
  • Overview of US Domestic Legislation, International Legislation, and standards
  • An understanding of the accessibility challenges faced by users with disabilities
  • Review of assistive technologies commonly in use by users with disabilities
  • Accessibility testing techniques and methodologies

Prerequisites: None
Duration: Half day

 

Amaze Custom Overlay Development and SDK Integration

Course Synopsis: This course offers highly-customized hands-on training and mentoring with Deque Amaze coding experts. The instruction is tailored to your specific needs.

Prerequisites: JavaScript and ARIA Accessibility
Duration: Full day or more

 

FireEyes Fundamentals

Course description: An overview of Deque's FireEyes, a free in-browser web accessibility testing tool and companion server-based collaboration environment. This course covers the following topics:

  • Installation
  • Interfaces
  • Basic Accessibility Testing with FireEyes
  • Scripting
  • Projects
  • Sharing and Collaboration
  • Advanced Accessibility Testing

Prerequisites: Accessibility Fundamentals
Duration: Half day

 

Flash Accessibility

Course Synopsis: Techniques and considerations for making Flash accessible. Topics include:

  • Creating text alternatives
  • Ensuring logical reading order
  • Interactivity
  • Video and captions
  • HTML embedding techniques
  • Keyboard accessibility
  • Using screen readers to access Flash objects

Prerequisites: Accessibility Fundamentals
Duration: Half day/full day

 

HTML/CSS Accessibility

Course Synopsis: An overview of the requirements under Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level A and AA success criteria and best practices for conformance. This course provides detailed best practice guidance on accessibility for the following content types:

  • Keyboard Accessibility and Focus Control
  • Dynamic Content and WAI-ARIA
  • Images
  • Forms
  • Tables
  • Media
  • Document Structure
  • CSS
  • Text Content
  • Navigation

Prerequisites: Accessibility Fundamentals
Duration: Full day

 

Mobile Web Accessibility

Course Synopsis: Learn how to create accessible mobile versions of websites for iPhone, Android, tablets, and other mobile devices. The course covers the accessibility features and limitations of mobile iOs and Android, and techniques for making web content maximally-accessible across a wide range of mobile devices.

Prerequisites: HTML/CSS Accessibility
Duration: Full day

 

MS Office Accessibility

Course Synopsis: An overview of issues relating to designing web content and documents with accessibility in mind. This course provides a foundation in design skills necessary to "think" accessibility when building content from the ground up. This course is designed to help you:

  • Understand the design pitfalls when creating accessible content
  • Learn the Deque methodology to design and implement accessible documents
  • Think through design alternatives from an accessibility perspective
  • Avoid design decisions that require extensive re-work

Prerequisites: Accessibility Fundamentals
Duration: Half day/full day

 

Accessibility Best Practices for ASP.net with MVC

Course Synopsis: This course is for ASP.NET Web Forms developers who seek to learn effective techniques for building accessibility into their Web Forms and MVC apps. You should already have a working knowledge of ASP.NET and general web accessibility. This course will help you to:

  • Apply tactics to make ASP.NET Web Forms emit accessible markup.
  • Spot the pitfalls in ASP.NET Web Forms that thwart accessibility.
  • Understand the role of the Model, View, and Controller in ASP.NET MVC.
  • Use ASP.NET MVC's duplication-reducing tools to build consistent, accessible markup with minimal fuss.
  • Describe the advantages and limitations of using automated testing to verify accessibility.

Prerequisites: HTML/CSS Accessibility
Duration: Full Day

 

PDF Accessibility

Course Synopsis: An overview of making a PDF file accessible. This course covers the accessibility features and limitations of a PDF file and form format. This course covers the following basic topics:

  • Introduction to PDF Accessibility
  • Section 508 compliance requirements for a PDF file
  • PDF plug-in - alternatives ways of ensuring an accessible plug-in requirement is met
  • What is a tagged PDF
  • Challenges of an untagged PDF
  • What to do with a scanned PDF
  • Preparing a document for optimal auto tagging results
  • What to do when auto tagging fails
  • Validating the accessibility of a PDF document
  • Mapping Section 508 Requirements to a PDF Accessibility report
  • Usability testing of a PDF document

Prerequisites: MS Office Accessibility
Duration: Full day

 

Web Accessibility Testing

Course Synopsis: An in-depth review and practice of testing websites and web-based applications for conformance to major accessibility standards including automatic, manual, and use case testing. This course covers the following basic topics:

  • Overview of testing techniques and methodologies
  • Assembling a best practices guide
  • Determining test sets, conformance criteria, and test approach
  • Automated testing approaches with WorldSpace FireEyes
  • Performing manual testing, including code review and assistive technology testing
  • Use case testing
  • Reporting, remediation, and regression

Prerequisites: Accessibility Fundamentals
Duration: Full day

 

Web Accessibility Testing with Screen Readers

Course Synopsis: An overview of the screen readers JAWS, NVDA, and VoiceOver. How to use screen readers to navigate the web, and a systematic approach to testing webpages for accessibility using screen readers. This course is not intended to teach people with visual disabilities how to use screen readers in their daily lives; however, the guidance on screen reader testing is applicable to both sighted and non-sighted accessibility testers. This course is designed to equip accessibility testers with:

  • A general understanding of what screen readers are
  • How screen readers read web sites
  • What screen readers are available
  • Why webpages should be tested with screen readers
  • The basics of how to use JAWS, NVDA, and VoiceOver on web sites
  • A systematic approach to testing webpages for accessibility using screen readers

Prerequisites: Accessibility Fundamentals
Duration: Half day

 

JavaScript and ARIA Accessibility

Course Synopsis: This course seeks to educate students on the development of websites that make significant use of highly interactive features that rely on JavaScript, DOM scripting, and ARIA, including AJAX interactions. This course discusses the accessibility challenges of common interface elements developed using client‐side scripting and demonstrates ways in which those interface elements can be made so they are accessible and usable to persons with disabilities. This course will cover:

  • Accessibility challenges in developing websites that use highly interactive features relying on JavaScript, DOM scripting, and ARIA, including AJAX interactions
  • Accessibility challenges of common interface elements developed using client-side scripting
  • Ways in which those interface elements can be made so they are accessible

Prerequisites: HTML/CSS Accessibility
Duration: Full day

 

WorldSpace Fundamentals

Course Description: This course will provide an overview of managing web accessibility with WorldSpace Suite and how WorldSpace can be used to get and stay compliant with Section 508, WCAG 1.0 and WCAG 2.0, as well as organization-specific standards. This course is designed to:

  • Familiarize participants with navigating the WorldSpace User Interface
  • Analyze Content for Accessibility, Quality, Privacy, and Security
  • Create Organizations, Projects, and Collections to manage and report on issues found
  • Monitor websites
  • Report on issues found
  • Initiate and perform remediation for issues found

Prerequisites: FireEyes Fundamentals
Duration: Half day

 

WorldSpace: Advanced Configuration and Testing

Course Synopsis: An in-depth review of plug-ins, integrations and features in Worldspace designed to help Developers code and unit-test accessibility requirements. This course is designed to help you:

  • Become familiar with plug-ins and Integrated Development Environment (IDE) integrations offered by Worldspace
  • Learn to use advanced spidering features in Worldspace to streamline results (templating, page-merge, common issues)
  • Learn to optimize analysis settings for websites
  • Learn to record scripts for automated regression test of applications
  • Learn to test Web 2.0 application with single page, multi-state scenarios
  • Learn to review potential violations and determine their impact on accessibility
  • Become an expert in remediation wizards and remediation guidance offered by Worldspace
  • Learn to read and use Worldspace Developer reports

Prerequisites: WorldSpace Fundamentals
Duration: Half day/full day

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