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Web Accessibility Workshop and Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Web Accessibility Workshop and Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Online

Free, public workshop on image description for web accessibility, and Wikipedia edit-a-thon focused on alt-tags and image descriptions.

Authoring Effective Alternative Text Descriptions (10-11): Adam Wilton and Jennifer Jesso from the Accessibility Resource Centre BC will offer this free workshop for anyone who would like to create more accessible web content. Learn how to author and use alt-text descriptions effectively to ensure that your web content is available to all researchers, including those who are using screen readers and other forms of access technology.

Wikipedia Accessibility Edit-a-thon (11-12): Learn how to edit Wikipedia in this free workshop with UVic's Honorary Resident Wikipedian, Silvia Gutiérrez De la Torre, and UVic's Digital Scholarship Librarian, Matt Huculak. This accessibility edit-a-thon will walk you through the process of creating an account, getting started with Wikipedia editing, and creating alt-tags and image descriptions to help make Wikipedia more usable for all humans.

Thursday, October 22, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Time Zone:
Pacific Time - US & Canada (change)
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.
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Event Presenter(s)

Lisa Goddard