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Topic: WebAIM Accessibility Training
Presenter: Jonathan Whiting, Director of Training, WebAIM

Date: May 16, 2024

In this forum, guest trainer Jonathan Whiting from WebAIM spent an afternoon covering basic web accessibility principles and what you need to know to ensure that your web site meets legal guidelines and international standards.


Topic: Writing for the Web
Presenter: Amanda Crittenden, Assistant Head for User Experience and Web Development, J. Willard Marriott Library.

Date: March 21, 2024

In this forum, guest presenter Amanda Crittenden of User Experience and Web Development at the Marriott Library explores techniques for crafting and sustaining user-centric web content.


Topic: Online Forms - Data Privacy and HIPAA
Presenter: Chris Keller, Information Privacy Manager, Compliance Services

Date: January 18, 2024

In this forum, guest presenter Chris Keller of Compliance Services discusses data privacy and HIPAA. Afterward there was a great discussion about how the protection of data applies to online web forms for campus.


Topic: Branding
Presenter: Scott Troxel and Dave Titensor, University Marketing and Communications Digital Team

Date: November 17, 2023

In this forum, guest presenters Dave Titensor and Scott Troxel of University Marketing and Communications (UMC) discuss the recently updated University Brand website


Topic: UWebmaster 101 and New Registry Portal
Presenter: Barb Iannucci, Director of Content Management & Usability, UIT

Date: September 21, 2023

In this forum, we get back to the basics and revisit the fundamentals of what you need to know as a University webmaster. We also introduce the newly revamped website registration verification process. This session aims to empower webmasters with essential knowledge and resources while also fostering a sense of community and collaboration.


Topic: Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Tips and Training
Presenter: Jen Jenkins, Associate Director of Digital Experience, U of U Health

Date: July 20, 2023

SEO—everyone has heard of the term, but do you understand the true implications of search engine optimization? Come find out and contribute your knowledge to our webmaster group. This presentation will include an exploration of the latest updates to the Google algorithm and, it almost goes without saying, a presentation/discussion of what the new generative AI models mean for SEO.


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U of U Health Digital Experience Team's Training Resources (in Pulse)

Topic: Web Accessibility Compliance and Tips For Getting Started
Presenter: Barb Iannucci, Director of Content Management & Usability, UIT

Date: May 18, 2023

In celebration of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), this forum focused on web accessibility compliance and included valuable tips for getting you started.



Last Updated: 6/12/24