This badge is awarded to participants who have successfully completed the Accessibility
Skills micro-course on Accessible Email. This course addresses accessibility tools
across different email clients, best practices for image based email, and MS Outlook
tools that support accessible email authoring. As a beginner-level course, the following
topics are addressed: headings, alt text, formatting (lists, descriptive hyperlinks),
and tables. The course also instructs users on what to look for when evaluating email
marketing platforms. This micro-course takes approximately 3 hours to complete.
To earn the badge the participant needs to earn 80% or higher on a quiz that covers
the core concepts. The quiz requires participants to demonstrate the following:
- Identify the importance of email client in impacting email accessibility.
- Identify the best approach to sending an email with an image-based announcement.
- Identify the barriers associated with image-based email.
- Identify the features to look for when using an email marketing service.