For further information on any of the resources listed below and for general advice on web design please contact:
Dreamweaver MX is the preferred web editing software of web professionals and is now widely used on the Campus. Educational licences are available at approx £49+VAT per user. Free accessibility extensions are available from http://www.usablenet.com/frontend/508as_entry.jsp
Courses are scheduled at regular intervals throughout the year. It is strongly recommended that you learn the basics of HTML before attending a Dreamweaver course.
Contact Dave Bleasdale in ISS for further information.
Sharman (Arts and Social Sciences) can arrange courses for a group of
staff or departments on request. The course will show you how to create an
accessible website and includes the use of templates and
cascading style sheets - features that will assist you to
maintain your websites with ease. You can use the website that you create
on the course as the basis for any future sites that you need to build. Experienced
web users who wish to self-teach should contact Alison for course book and
Workshops are held regularly throughout the year and advertised via e-mail and the noticeboard and newsletters. These give a general introduction to the problems that disabled users of the web face and how they overcome them. Much of the information is contained within this website. Presentations can be arranged for groups of staff and departments on request.
ISS also run web accessibility workshops and courses on how to write cascading style sheets.
Please contact Alison or Dave for further details. View Powerpoint
Further information can be found on ISS
website at: http://www.lancs.ac.uk/depts/iss/web