Including accessibility within and beyond undergraduate computing courses

Annalu Waller, Vicki L. Hanson, David Sloan

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    Abstract

    This paper presents a unique approach to undergraduate teaching in which accessibility topics are completely integrated throughout the curriculum, treating accessibility not as a separate topic, but rather as an integral part of design and development. Means of accomplishing this integration throughout the entire four-year curriculum are presented. We also describe how our expertise in accessible design has extended beyond the education of computer science and engineering students to include Web content authors across campus.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationAssets '09
    Subtitle of host publicationproceedings of the 11th international ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility
    EditorsShari Trewin, Kathleen F. McCoy
    Place of PublicationNew York
    PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery
    Pages155-162
    Number of pages8
    ISBN (Print)9781605585581
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2009
    Event11th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility - Pittsburgh, United States
    Duration: 26 Oct 200928 Oct 2009
    http://www.sigaccess.org/assets09/

    Conference

    Conference11th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility
    Abbreviated titleAssets 2009
    CountryUnited States
    CityPittsburgh
    Period26/10/0928/10/09
    Internet address

    Keywords

    • Accessibility
    • Inclusion
    • Higher Education
    • Older Adults
    • Disability

    Cite this

    Waller, A., Hanson, V. L., & Sloan, D. (2009). Including accessibility within and beyond undergraduate computing courses. In S. Trewin, & K. F. McCoy (Eds.), Assets '09: proceedings of the 11th international ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (pp. 155-162). Association for Computing Machinery. https://doi.org/10.1145/1639642.1639670