Self-Paced Option for Web Tools and Remediation Micro-Certification Badge
Participants in the self-paced badge course will complete the Web Tools and Remediation badge in a flexible online format during the spring, summer, or fall semesters.
Self-Paced Format and Requirements
This self-paced option is offered in a flexible online environment. This way you can access the course materials on your schedule and complete tasks when it works best for you. You can register at any time for a self-paced option and have a semester to complete all the requirements.
- Register anytime during the semester
- Complete tasks at your own pace and in any order
- Receive occasional reminders about progress
Upon completion of all requirements, you’ll receive a micro-certification badge in Web Tools and Remediation.
Content is organized into eight module topics.
1. Welcome and Introductions
Get to know the online course site and be introduced to web accessibility.
2. What is Web Accessibility?
Complete the online workshop on Web Accessibility at Boise State to learn more about the general topic of web accessibility.
3. User Personas
Explore different user personas and how accessible content allows them to read and interact with the web independently.
4. Going Further with Web Accessibility
Attend an online screen reader demonstration, and learn more about different types of access technology.
5. Writing Alternative Text
Learn more about and practice writing alternative text descriptions for images and media.
6. Using Tools to Locate and Correct Accessibility Errors
Learn more about the tools available to locate and correct web accessibility errors including Siteimprove and various browser extensions before drafting your own accessible web page content.
7. Publishing Accessible Web Content
Put your new skills into practice by publishing your accessible web page. If you are new to WordPress you’ll have the opportunity to attend an optional workshop on WordPress Basics or receive one-on-one assistance during the a Drop-In lab.
8. Wrapping Up and Final Reflections
Wrap up the course by reflecting on your journey and identifying your key takeaways from the course.