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(Audio)description and Audiovisual Translation: accessibility and usability. The WCAG 2.0 rules.

The 2017 Glendon Translation Research Summer School

You are invited to take part in the seminar:

Conducted by: Izabela Mrochen, PhD
University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland

Wednesday, June 14, 2017
1 - 3pm, YH 144

Do you know that there are groups of people who are called "digital outcasts" ?

People with disabilities use computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones to have access to education, culture and arts via the Internet.

But you can help them!

Would you like to know more about Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)?

Are you interested in e-accessibility?

Would you like to
improve your web site?

WCAG 2.0

Seminar conducted by: Izabela Mrochen, PhD
University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland

During the seminar you will learn how to:

- provide text alternatives to describe the images,

- decide which category
an image fits into,

- check ALT attribute
in HTML structure,

- add a short text alternative
to describe an image nested in
a range of documents,

Seminar conducted by: Izabela Mrochen, PhD
University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland

- make your web pages multilingual;

Seminar conducted by: Izabela Mrochen, PhD
University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines -
plan your web site and evaluate accessibility of content

Remember about HTML structure

WCAG 2.0

Make your web site accessible

WCAG 2.0

Perceivable

Operable

Understandable

Robust

Seminar conducted by: Izabela Mrochen, PhD
University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland

Design your web page
in a more interesting way

Make it more attractive and add images

Take into account the WCAG rules
and describe selected images

ALT attribute enables end users to hear your description

It is simple!

Come and learn - good practices in cyberspace

Support people with hearing impairment

Remember about
closed captions

Add transcript to your
films

Take into account the disabled who are digitally excluded

Learn how to prepare digital documents according to the WCAG rules

Implement good practices
to support digital inclusion

Transfer the WCAG 2.0 rules into your web site

After this seminar you will be eager to improve your web site

Glendon College, York University, 2275 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON, M4N 3M6, Canada

Seminar conducted by: Izabela Mrochen, PhD
University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland
http://www.izabela.mrochen.us.edu.pl

(Audio)description and Audiovisual Translation: accessibility and usability.
The WCAG 2.0 rules.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017
1 - 3pm
YH 144