A: Yes. The course lessons and project can always be reached on this site! However, after September 30th there will be no support from Google course staff and the forum will close on October 30, 2013. Please note that your Progress page will remain visible to you only through October 7, 2013.
A: Yes! Follow these steps:
A: Yes! In Google Chrome’s Settings, click Extensions and select the Accessibility Developer Tools (get the latest version here). Once there, check the checkbox to “Allow access to file URLs”. (If this box is unchecked, Developer Tools will not display the Audits tab.) Refresh the page you are running the audit on and then run the Developer Tools again.
A: To complete the course, you will need access to a text editor, therefore, taking this class on a tablet or mobile device is not recommended. Access the course in the environment you typically use for web development or programming.
A: The course is offered at no cost. All you need is a curious attitude and the desire to learn about accessibility.
A: The course consists of text lessons, supplemental videos, practice code exercises and a hands-on final project.
A: The course is designed to be completed at your own pace. The estimated time to complete each lesson is listed at the top of every lesson page and, in total, the course should take between 4-6 hours to complete.
A: This is a self-paced course that you can access at any time. Certificates of completion will not be given when you complete this course.
A: We do not provide live support for the class. However, if you have questions regarding ARIA or accessibility-related topics you can join and post to the Google Product Accessibility Group (a discussion list for sharing tips and comments about accessibility in Google products such as Docs, Sites, Gmail, and more.)
A: Yes, opt in to YouTube's HTML5 video experiment.
A: This introductory course teaches techniques for web developers to enhance accessibility for users who are blind or have low vision. It is not a comprehensive course on accessibility, but rather, a starting point to get developers to continue thinking about how to make websites more universally accessible.
A: It is a lowercase Braille “g” and the letter “g” in sign language.
A: Yes! Google Developer Groups are encouraged to use this course material in study groups. What’s a Google Developer Group? Find out more here.