Fix the Web April 2013

Hi Everyone,
I hope your Fix the Web experience is going well (if not do let me know!).

For volunteers do try at least three times to get hold of website owners and don't forget you can always try calling them.

For reporters if you would like more action on a report you have made you can ask for it to be re-listed.

I am currently developing a small team of volunteers helping me to improve the site- watch this space.

I will send out a second newsletter with a press release in if you have people you want to tell about the campaign.

Finally, below is a new course you can do in inclusive design from Middlesex University (who are also currently researching Fix the Web to see what we have achieved.

Best wishes,
Gail
New Post Graduate Certificate Professional Practice in Design for Diversity in Information and Communication Technology.
Institute for Work Based Learning, Middlesex University, UK

I am pleased to announce the launch of a new qualification in the field of accessibility: the Post Graduate Certificate Professional Practice in Design for Diversity in Information and Communication Technology. This course is now open to new applicants.

Professional Practice and Work Based Learning Studies qualifications are especially designed for those that want to develop their expertise within their current profession. The Design for Diversity in ICT course is intended to meet the needs of all ICT professionals and accessibility experts who wish to broaden their experience and gain recognition for their skills and expertise.

Students will study three modules:

* Design for All Context - Human Rights

* Design For All Research Principles and Best Practice

* A Negotiated Work Based Project.

All modules are taken using our on-line virtual learning environment. The modules enable the students to identify and practice high quality methods for designing ICT systems and products that meet the needs of all digital citizens.

For more information contact Gill Whitney - G.Whitney@mdx.ac.uk