Accessibility Training

Following are training resources for both website and document accessibility.

For easier navigation on this page, please click on the appropriate training link:
Lynda.com
Siteimprove Academy
Google via Udacity
Google for Developers
Microsoft Office
Adobe Acrobat Pro
Center for Disability Studies

Lynda.com

Lynda LogoLynda.com, is an online learning platform compromised of videos. To get started with Lynda.com, Full-Time Faculty and Staff will first need to request a Lynda account with the ITS Site License Office.

After obtaining a Lynda.com account, click on any of the links below and Sign In. The Sign In field is located on the upper right-hand corner of the screen.

General Accessibility

Website Accessibility

Document Accessibility

Instructional Design

Other

Siteimprove Academy

Siteimprove LogoSiteimprove is a WCAG 2.0 compliancy optimization platform. As a Siteimprove account holder, UH Faculty and Staff have access to Siteimprove Academy.

Please note that Siteimprove Academy includes pathways which contains courses. These courses have embedded modules and each module must be completed in the order listed to move to the next course. You may notice that some courses are repeated within pathways; however, once you complete the course, you will have completed all courses with the same title.

To get started, please email itsada@hawaii.edu to create an account. Following are the pathways, courses and modules you will have access to once your account is setup:

Accessibility for Content Contributors and Designers

  • WCAG 2.1 – New and Improved
  • Accessibility in the Classroom
  • Accessibility for Designers
  • Making Accessible PDFs
  • Accessible Documents
  • Accessible Multimedia
  • Using the Siteimprove Intelligence Platform for Digital Accessibility
  • Digital Accessibility for Content Contributors
  • Accessibility for Marketers

Accessibility for Leadership

  • WCAG 2.1 – New and Improved
  • Making Accessibility a Priority in Your Organization
  • Using the Siteimprove Intelligence Platform for Digital Accessibility
  • Auditing Websites for Complaint Resolution
  • Accessible Purchasing
  • Web Accessibility Fundamentals

Accessibility for Microsoft Office

  • Accessibility for Outlook
  • Accessibility for PowerPoint
  • Accessibility for Word
  • Accessibility for Excel

Accessibility for Web Developers

  • WCAG 2.1 – New and Improved
  • Making Accessible PDFs
  • Digital Accessibility for Developers – Part 1
  • Digital Accessibility for Developers – Part 2
  • Testing for Digital Accessibility
  • Web Accessibility Fundamentals

Web Fundamentals: Accessibility, Analytics, and SEO

  • Web Accessibility Fundamentals
  • Web Analytics Fundamentals
  • SEO Fundamentals

Web Accessibility by Google via Udacity

Google Udacity LogoWhile the Web Accessibility by Google course is free, you will need to sign-in using the Google button at the bottom of the page. Click on the following lessons within the course to get started:

Web Accessibility via Google for Web Developers

Google Web Fundamentals LogoWhile the Web Accessibility by Google via Udacity serves as base on accessibility, Google’s Web Accessibility for Web Developers delivers a concise treatment of accessibility principles specific to Web Developers.

Following are the links to the topics regarding accessibility for Web Developers:

Accessibility

Microsoft Office Accessibility Training

MS Office LogoAccessibility in Microsoft Office – Learn how to make your WordExcel, and PowerPoint documents more accessible.

Adobe Acrobat Pro DC PDF Training

Adobe’s Acrobat DC Accessibility webinar series will provide you with instructions on how to remediate PDF documents. Please register for any event on Adobe’s event website and clicking on Webinar located under Popular Tags.

Following are links to the recent webinar recordings:Adobe Acrobat Logo

Adobe Acrobat Pro DC pdf trainings are conducted by Adobe professionals on Adobe Connect. Once registered, you will be provided with information on how to join a session. You may join any of the sessions above using the Adobe Connect desktop application, a Flash-enabled browser, or via smartphone or tablet.

For more information on how to join Adobe Connect in advance of your session, please see the following link: https://helpx.adobe.com/adobe-connect/using/meeting-basics.html

Center for Disability Studies (CDS) Media Center

CDS Media Center – The CDS Media Center offers accessibility training services for content authors, managers, administrators and IT professionals. Their training solutions will help you meet or exceed federal guidelines for accessibility (WCAG 2.0 Priority AA). They also produce high-quality professional training sessions in a range of formats including live, asynchronous /video, and web formats.