Writing for the Web – Melbourne


Writing for the Web – Melbourne
Event on 2017-03-16 09:00:00
Writing for the Web Create useful, usable and accessible content that works well on mobile, tablet and desktop browsers. Suitable for anyone who writes content for their organisation’s website, intranet. Course content The course modules are: Users: Covers reading behaviour online; how people with disabilities interact with content. Useful: Covers planning to ensure you identify your audience and meet their information needs.  Findable: Covers content elements that affect search engine optimisation. Includes labelling content so people can identify pages listed in search results, social media links, browser tabs, bookmarks and histories. Scannable: Covers designing content for desktop computers, tablets and mobiles. Includes structure, headings, paragraphs, lists, tables and links. Readable: Covers writing for efficient and effective reading. Includes register, word choice, sentence length, verb voice, nominalisations, personal pronouns and concise writing. Accessible: Covers the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 in brief, focusing on the guidelines for images. Course materials During the course, you’ll use an iPad we supply (shared with another participant), preloaded with the presentation files and exercises. You’ll receive: Printed course notes which include handy checklists Access to download presentation slides (for personal use only) Loads of online resources (cheat sheets, tip sheets, writing exercises and more) Course facilitator The course is facilitated by Dey Alexander, our training partner from 4 Syllables. Dey has over 20 years’ experience on web projects. Her current work is a mix of content strategy, user experience and inclusive design. Cost and inclusions Prices listed are per person, including GST. Catering is provided.  Early bird (registrations confirmed more than 21 days prior): 5 Group rate (registrations for 4 people or more): 5 Full price: 0 Cancellations You may only cancel your registration by written notice to digitalaccess@visionaustralia.org. If notification of cancellation is received by Vision Australia: (i) more than 14 days prior to the event, a full refund of your registration fees, less an administration fee of .50, will be provided; (ii) between 7 and 14 days prior to the event, a refund of 50% of your registration fees, less an administration fee of .50, will be provided; (iii) less than 7 days prior to the event, registration fees will not be refunded. Course enquiries Phone: 1300 367 055Email: digitalaccess@visionaustralia.org

at Cliftons Training Centre
400 Collins St
Melbourne, Australia

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