2. Introduction to WAI-ARIA

Objectives and Activities

Objectives

By the end of this unit, you will be able to:

  • Explain how WAI-ARIA works
  • Distinguish between static vs. dynamic WAI-ARIA
  • Identify WAI-ARIA roles, states, and properties
  • Recognize browser and screen reader support for WAI-ARIA
  • Compare and contrast graceful degradation vs progressive enhancement
  • Outline the WAI-ARIA taxonomy

Activities

  • WAI-ARIA Scavenger Hunt (Showcase)

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