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Accessible JS

Ended Apr 17, 2024
2 credits

Full course description

Term: Spring 2024

Date: April 17th, 2024

Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

Location: Online Only

Instructors: Lauren Shutt & S.B. Chandler

Presented By: Technology Enhanced Learning & Online Strategies (TLOS) Acessible Technologies (AT)



This 90 minute session shows how JavaScript is important in creating an accessible web experiences. We will addresses common challenges and solutions to making dynamic content and interactive elements accessible including DOM manipulation, dynamic content updates, keyboard accessibility for interactive elements, event handling for keyboard and mouse, creating accessible custom controls, enhancing form accessibility with JavaScript validations, error messages, and ARIA attributes. We'll also introduce testing JavaScript accessibility using browser tools, automated testing tools, and debugging.