Including accessibility within and beyond undergraduate computing courses

Annalu Waller, Vicki L. Hanson, David Sloan

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    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
    Number of pages8
    ISBN (Print)9781605585581
    Publication statusPublished - 2009
    Event11th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility - Pittsburgh, United States
    Duration: 26 Oct 200928 Oct 2009


    Conference11th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility
    Abbreviated titleAssets 2009
    CountryUnited States
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    • Accessibility
    • Inclusion
    • Higher Education
    • Older Adults
    • Disability

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