WebAIM - Web Accessibility In Mind

Accessible Documents Online Training
Comments from previous online training participants

Accessible Documents Online Training

Below are some of the comments that we have received since July 2018.

I really appreciate the course. It was beautifully designed, very helpful, and made me feel a LOT more confident about making my documents accessible. Thank you for all you do!
June 2019 Training Participant
I felt that I learned something new with each module.
May 2019 Training Participant
I found the learning experience itself to be very valuable. I realized that having both the video and the guide helped me better understand everything. The PPT & presentation are very well done as well -- I've learned about how to present content more effectively from the Web Accessibility training and this course.
May 2019 Training Participant
My confidence in understanding PDF documents has increased due to this course.
May 2019 Training Participant
I knew very little about accessible formatting in Word prior to this course. I now know a lot more! I used it yesterday while checking the accessibility of a PDF document.
May 2019 Training Participant
Loved this course! Also—WebAIM rocks! I use your resources almost every day. They are so much easier to use than anything else out there!
April 2019 Training Participant
The videos were great and I wanted more. I also liked the full transcript of each video. The transcripts made it easy to review information after the fact.
April 2019 Training Participant
I have already started to use what I learned in this course. But most important I am using it confidently.
March 2019 Training Participant
I really appreciated how well-organized the course was. The workload was balanced from week to week, and it was easy to incorporate the course into my work schedule.
February 2019 Training Participant
There are lots of takeaways that I will be implementing in my work.
February 2019 Training Participant
I really enjoyed the course, and I'm excited to implement what I've learned in my work and share these practices with my organization. I'm proud to work for an organization that strives to make our services more accessible, and the WebAIM Accessible Documents course is allowing us to do that.
February 2019 Training Participant
I provide training on accessible course content for university faculty and revised the portion of my courses addressing PDF accessibility after taking this course.
February 2019 Training Participant
I liked that I had time beyond the 4-week structure to complete the course. Everything about the courses was useful! I have thoroughly learned a lot through this course.
January 2019 Training Participant
I gained a lot of knowledge about things that are relevant to me and my position. I will immediately put into practice what I learned in this course.
January 2019 Training Participant
What I learned will impact the materials I create for trainings.
January 2019 Training Participant
I thought this format was user friendly and very helpful.
January 2019 Training Participant
I appreciated the structure/design of the course. The objectives for each section were clear. I like that both a video and the text equivalent was included.
January 2019 Training Participant
I liked the end-of-topic quizzes. This gave me feedback on content I may not have absorbed correctly or areas that I needed to review.
January 2019 Training Participant
The course was presented in a logical manner, which helped me to mentally organize and retain the material. The bite-sized materials were just right for me to digest a lesson, and then progress to the next lesson in a day or so.
January 2019 Training Participant
I liked watching the videos. Some I watched a couple of times.
January 2019 Training Participant
I really liked that the content was available in both video and text format. I also liked the end of topic quizzes. This gave me feedback on content I may not have absorbed correctly or areas that I needed to review.
January 2019 Training Participant
I especially liked the occasional use of the [screen reading software] during the modules. Hearing what an actual user would experience was extremely helpful in understanding the process. I also appreciated the notes that were readily available—rather than furiously typing my own notes, using those provided made for a much better learning experience. Also appreciated the PC and Mac examples.
January 2019 Training Participant
The section on PDFs was the most useful to me as they are the most challenging to make accessible. I also liked the opportunity to be hands-on with working on Word and PPT documents.
January 2019 Training Participant
The information was invaluable, the pace was good. The frequent quizzes reinforced the lessons. It was easy to keep on track. Thanks so much—this was a very good experience that I've already started implementing in my workplace.
January 2019 Training Participant
I learned about how the overall message of how our actions in creating docs affects people with disabilities. And to use the tools provided within the software. There are so many things we don't think about or simply disregard when creating docs.
January 2019 Training Participant
I would recommend this to both new and experienced document teams. Even with some experience with this, I picked up a few tricks!
November 2018 Training Participant
This training program was very well structured, and I really appreciated how the information was divided into four modules making the learning process easy.
November 2018 Training Participant
It definitely provides information on how to build accessible Word and PowerPoint files, as well as use the accessibility features in Word, PowerPoint, and Acrobat.
November 2018 Training Participant
It was a wonderful course, well planned, with engaging content.
October 2018 Training Participant
It kept me focused so that I got it done, but wasn't so time consuming as to be overwhelming.
October 2018 Training Participant
Not only will I use what I've learned in the documents I directly create, but I will attempt to get others in my organization to take this course as well.
October 2018 Training Participant
This course helped me not only develop more knowledge of document accessibility, but the course was formatted in a way that it was accessible by all types of learners. Loved that!
October 2018 Training Participant
Great starting point for folks new to document accessibility, and a great refresher for those of us that have more knowledge.
October 2018 Training Participant
WebAIM is on the top of my web accessibility 'go to' resource list. You guys ROCK! Keep up the good work.
October 2018 Training Participant
The overall format and structure were intuitive and easy to learn from. The manual check guides provided the most value that I would not have easily gained elsewhere.
September 2018 Training Participant
I thought it was an excellent course, well prepared and presented. In fact, I already have recommended it to others.
September 2018 Training Participant
Well-paced and I enjoyed learning more concretely when utilizing the guide, video with open captioning, the practice example files, and the resources in a synchronized manner.
September 2018 Training Participant
Thanks for the course! It was a great reminder and learning experience. As a screen reader user new to working in the accessibility field, it was important for me to learn how I can make documents accessible and, better yet, how I can explain to others how to do it.
September 2018 Training Participant
Overall it was a fantastic course and I am very happy with what I learned and the way the content was presented. Great work!
September 2018 Training Participant
The actual remediation exercise was FANTASTIC. It was so eye-opening to compare my work to an exemplar. We hope to send many more people to this course. Thank you for such a clear, focused session on such an important topic!
September 2018 Training Participant
I enjoyed the course and learned more than I had anticipated. The pace of the videos allowed me to take detailed notes while also following along and not missing anything.
August 2018 Training Participant
I've taken advanced courses in all three of the software packages discussed in this course and didn't know about this functionality! I really appreciate this course.
August 2018 Training Participant
This was wonderful, thank you!
July 2018 Training Participant
Exceeded expectations. I loved the course.
July 2018 Training Participant
I hope my institution will provide funds for several of my colleagues to take this course too!
July 2018 Training Participant
Thank you SO much for the opportunity to take this course. I attended the June WebAIM training and learned so much. Getting to take this course was the icing on top. I now feel equipped to start tackling accessiblity projects!
July 2018 Training Participant
The same information was delivered in multiple ways to tailor to each learning style.
July 2018 Training Participant
Not only did I learn practical skills for creating accessible documents, and gain a broader knowledge of the specific challenges being addressed, but this course was a great example of what accessibility looks like and what it is to engage with accessible content. I caption videos in my work and use headings appropriately for online content, but when both were part of my own learning, I was surprised at the value of both and I was keenly aware of how both were used with your content. And, while headings maybe obvious, I have now experienced their value. Thank you!
July 2018 Training Participant
I appreciated the opportunity to take this course, in this format, and at a reasonable cost. I would be open to taking others in the future. I felt my time was well spent!
July 2018 Training Participant
The entire course was useful and helped answer a lot of "How Do I..." questions.
July 2018 Training Participant
I want to thank the instructor and WebAIM team for offering this wonderful course to me. I would highly recommend this course to anyone who wishes to gain deeper knowledge on document accessibility! Thank you!
July 2018 Training Participant
I liked that you could read the content and/or watch the video. The course felt very organized and the flow of material felt very intuitive.
July 2018 Training Participant
This course was exactly what I needed. It filled some gaps and furthered my knowledge in document accessibility.
July 2018 Training Participant

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