Website Accessibility Training
The tutorials provided in this section will introduce you to Web Accessibility and help you assess the accessibility of your current and new website designs. In addition, you will learn how people with disabilities access information on the web.
Introduction to Web Accessibility
Lynda.com web accessibility introductory tutorials
Lynda.com is a respected repository of tutorials on accessibility. Included in this section are links to Lynda.com tutorials which can be accessed for free when at SF State on the CSU network or a VPN connection.
- Lynda.com : What does accessibility mean? (video 5:51 min., 10 MB)
- Lynda.com : How does accessibility help your users? ( video 3:30 min., 3.6 MB)
- Lynda.com: Experiencing a website via a screen reader. (video 5:46 min.,12.4 MB)
- Lynda.com: How accessibility helps you and your clients ( video 3:09 min:,3.4 MB)
An Introduction to Web Accessibility Tutorial (pdf) is resource developed by the CSU. It will show how people with disabilities access electronic files. It will discuss what we, as information providers, are required to do to make our pages accessible. With Senate Bill, SB 302, which mandates that the CSU adhere to Section 508, we are now required to create accessible Web sites. You will learn to make your pages compliant with these accessibility standards and legal requirements.
Tutorials and Resources for SF State Web Accessibility Standards
The link below lists tutorials related to web accessibility as well as critical points taken from the SF State Web Accessibility Standards. Included are video tutorial links to Lynda.com - tutorials which can be accessed for free when at SF State on the CSU network or a VPN connection. Additionally, external links for text-based resources are provided to help you understand the guidelines and make your website accessible according to SF State web accessibility standards.
Go to the SF State Web Accessibility Standard tutorials
Web Accessibility Resources
The CSU Professional Development, website is a resource dedicated to sharing the most recent training developed for accessiblity. Many of the links included in Web Accessibility Training section are taken from this site.