Are you a working web developer and content creator? Did you know the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) has legislated an accessible Ontario, Canada by 2025? Over the next couple of years, inclusive design will be a highly sought-after, in-demand skill employers will want employees to possess.
Complete this certificate and learn the tools and best practises of inclusive design and AODA compliance. Don’t wait to learn this essential skill. Be prepared. Be a leader in your organization, an AODA expert, an early adopter of inclusive design, so you, and your company, are ahead of the curve.
Overview of ODA Standards and Inclusive Design
Digital Design Best Practices
Web Development Best Practices
Quality Assurance Best Practices
*Laptop is required for the hands-on aspect of this course
This 2-day workshop, delivered through Humber College’s School of Media Studies and IT, will give you a detailed and comprehensive overview of the guidelines and best practices for AODA standards in web and mobile design and development. You will learn these skills in the best way possible - by doing it! Industry-experienced instructors will teach you through tutorials and applied activities, ensuring you put these concepts into practice before you return to the workplace.
Once certified, you will be equipped with the information, skills and confidence you need to step back into your workplace and apply what you have learned in this workshop into your web and mobile content.
Who should take this course?
Jennie Grimard is a seasoned graphic design professor in the School of Media Studies at Humber College. In addition to teaching, she also leads a small digital agency supporting small to medium size businesses. As an educator and a working designer, accessible and inclusive design are an integral part of her workflow.
Over the past year, she has worked as lead designer and project manager in the development of “Making Accessible Media” – a fully accessible, on-line course with 6 modules focused on creating accessible broadcast media. This course is currently available to all students and faculty in the School of Media Studies at Humber College. She was invited to present at the World Online Learning Conference and will be presenting at the upcoming Design Educators Conference hosted by the RGD in 2018. She is an active member of Humber’s AODA Committee and an Affiliate Member of the Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD).