Digital Accessibility as a Mindset

A course by Margot Gabel , Digital Designer

Digital Designer . Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Joined January 2022

Learn how to prioritize digital accessibility in your design process from start to finish.

100% positive reviews (13)
1055 students
Audio: English
English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Learn how to prioritize digital accessibility in your design process from start to finish.

Discover the power of digital accessibility and inclusive design in this online course led by Margot Gabel. In a world where accessibility is a basic human right, it is crucial for designers to create user-friendly experiences that can be accessed by anyone, regardless of their abilities. Margot, a passionate Digital Designer and advocate for inclusive design, will guide you through the process of making your website more accessible by improving your approach to UX and UI.

In this course, you will explore the importance of digital accessibility and understand how it benefits not only inclusivity but also your website's ranking on search engines. Margot will teach you essential elements such as color contrasts, typography choices, tone of voice, buttons, and alternative text, all of which play a significant role in creating an inclusive digital experience.

You will delve into user inputs, including keyboards, touch, and voice, and learn how to adapt your design choices to enhance usability. Margot will also guide you in building a highly inclusive design system, developing wireframes, and creating interactive prototypes. Furthermore, you will discover how to extend your inclusivity practices to social media and other digital channels.

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What will you learn in this online course?

16 lessons & 14 downloads

Colours and Contrast
9 minutes, 40 seconds
Typefaces and Hierarchy
7 minutes, 54 seconds
Wireframing for Accessibility
10 minutes, 21 seconds
Designing
14 minutes, 12 seconds
  • 100% positive reviews (13)
  • 1055 students
  • 16 lessons (2h 4m)
  • 14 additional resources (0 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

You will have the opportunity to create a landing page for a product or service that is accessible to everyone, regardless of their abilities. Using the knowledge and techniques learned throughout the course, you will design a visually appealing and user-friendly landing page that embodies the principles of digital accessibility.

Who is this online course for?

This course is designed for designers and creatives who are passionate about inclusive design and want to create digital experiences that can be accessed by a wide audience. Whether you are a UX/UI designer, digital artist, or aspiring designer, this course will provide you with valuable insights and practical skills to make your designs more inclusive and user-friendly. Join Margot in this transformative learning experience and contribute to a more accessible internet for all.

Requirements and materials

To take this course, you will need basic knowledge of UX/UI and familiarity with design software like Figma. Additionally, having access to a computer or laptop with an internet connection will allow you to fully engage with the course content. Prepare your creative mindset, open your favorite design software, and get ready to embark on a journey of creating inclusive digital experiences.


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Margot Gabel

A course by Margot Gabel

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Digital Designer

Margot Gabel is a passionate Digital Designer with a deep commitment to inclusive design practices. Currently working as a Design Lead at Build in Amsterdam, she brings a wealth of experience and expertise to her role. Originally from Strasbourg, France, Margot studied Applied Arts in Lyon and digital design in Paris.

Through her collaboration with a web accessibility foundation, Margot's perspective on digital design was forever changed. She realized the importance of designing digital experiences that are accessible and can be used by everyone, sparking her dedication to sharing her knowledge and raising awareness of digital accessibility.

Margot's work extends beyond her professional endeavors, as she has delivered lectures on the topic at conferences like Awwwards. She is known for her commitment to empathy-driven design and continuously challenges the status quo.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    Why Does Digital Accessibility Matter?

    • Introduction to Digital Accessibility
    • The Benefits of Digital Accessibility
    • Accessibility in Real Life
  • U3

    Building Blocks

    • Colours and Contrast
    • Typefaces and Hierarchy
    • Alternative Text and Microcopy
    • States
    • Animations and Multimedia Controls
  • U4

    Bringing Everything Together

    • Wireframing for Accessibility
    • A Basic and Accessible Design System
    • Designing
  • U5

    Prototyping and Testing

    • The Interactive Prototype
    • Testing, Testing, Testing
    • Omnichannel Thinking
  • FP

    Final project

    • Digital accessibility as a mindset

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Digital Accessibility as a Mindset. Web, and App Design course by Margot Gabel

Digital Accessibility as a Mindset

A course by Margot Gabel
Digital Designer . Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Joined January 2022
  • 100% positive reviews (13)
  • 1055 students