What makes the PCWA online access course special

When does an online accessibility course keep delivering the latest information to students long after you’ve graduated? When it’s the Professional Certificate in Web Accessibility (PCWA). Senior course lecturer and world renowned digital access expert, Dr Scott Hollier, shares the various facets that make this university-backed six-week online course unique, in a fascinating podcast and article.

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Image: ‘Professional Development’ button on a PC

Listen to a recent interview where Dr Scott Hollier talks with Media Access Australia’s Philip Jenkinson about what the PCWA course covers along with the benefits of studying it.

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There’s never been a more pressing time to get accessible

Website accessibility is on the rise, but there is still a long way to go. Accessibility involves creating and structuring website content so that it can be effectively navigated, read or experienced by users regardless of a person’s disability, which can be visual, auditory, physical, speech-related, cognitive or neurological.

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A red keyboard button with visual of keys and the word ‘Access’

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What makes for a good user experience?

User experience design is the process of optimising the accessibility, usability and overall satisfaction provided by an interaction between a user and product, service or piece of communication. Heidi Laidler is a User Experience Designer with Media Access Australia, and shares her views on what makes for a good user experience in the web and digital space, in a fascinating podcast article.

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Image of pictures of people coming out of a laptop

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