Tennessee Higher Ed Web Developer Accessibility Training
A deep dive into accessible web content and web UI development to begin to employ best practices for creating accessible content throughout the development lifecycle on TBR campuses. Curriculum for this training has been custom developed by Steve Faulkner, co-editor of the W3C HTML5 specification, HTML Accessibility API Mappings 1.0, Text Alternatives Techniques, ARIA in HTML, and Using WAI-ARIA in HTML specifications.
October 26 - 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
October 27 - 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
October 28 - 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
(all three days are required)
McWherter Learning Resources Center at MTSU
1558 MTSU Blvd
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Parking will be in the Honors Lot next to the John Bragg Media and Entertainment Building (1735 Blue Raider Drive). You do not need to purchase a visitor parking pass. The lot will have a dedicated parking attendant.TBR Web Accessibility Training Map
Below are hotels that accept the Tennessee state rate. All participants should reserve their own hotel rooms. State Employees: Reimbursement as per your system's travel policy should be provided by your institution.
|Baymont Inn & Suites||2230 Armory Dr.||(615)-896-1172|
|Clarion Inn||2227 Old Fort Pkwy.||(615)-896-2420|
|Comfort Suites||226 N. Thompson Lane||(615)-869-0950|
|Country Inn & Suites||2262 Armory Drive||(615)-890-5951|
|DoubleTree by Hilton||1850 Old Fort Pkwy||(615)-895-5555|
|Econo Lodge Inn & Suites||110 N. Thompson Lane||(615)-890-2811|
|Ramada Murfreesboro||1855 S. Church St.||(615)-896-5080|
Restaurants are available on campus and in the general area surrounding Middle Tennessee State University and most hotels. Meals are not provided at the training. State Employees: Normal per diem rates as per your system's travel policy will apply and should be provided by your institution.
Free Wifi is available on campus.
Network ID: WLANMTSU
Follow the guest registration process.
It is recommended but not required to bring a computer.
If available for your platform, please have the following software installed on your device for best results.
- ZoomText: http://www.zoomtext.com
- NVDA: http://www.nvaccess.org
- Firefox: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/new/
- Firebug extension for Firefox: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/firebug/ with/ Web Developer Toolbar extension for Firefox: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/firefox/addon/web-developer/
- or Chrome with Dev Tools: https://www.google.com/chrome/browser/desktop/