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SIGITE/RIIT 2012 » ACM Conference on IT Education/Research » A Holistic and Pragmatic Approach to Teaching Web Accessibility in an Undergraduate Web Design Course

A Holistic and Pragmatic Approach to Teaching Web Accessibility in an Undergraduate Web Design Course

  • Web accessibility is a fundamental instrument to support the shift towards an inclusive cyberspace and a socially responsible society, and higher education plays an essential role in this effort. This paper fills the gap of lacking literature by reporting an undergraduate Web design course that adopts a holistic and pragmatic approach to teaching Web accessibility and presenting the specific accessibility topics and techniques that are appropriate for the course scope and its assessment strategies. It is hoped that the instructional approach presented in the paper will prove beneficial to instructors facing similar demands and challenges in computing programs.

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    SIGITE/RIIT 2012

    Canada , Calgary, AlbertaยทOctober 10 - 13, 2012

    Registration Details
    $310 ACM Members Early (Ends Aug 31)
    $320 Non-Members Early (Ends Aug 31)
    $340 ACM Members (After Aug 31)
    $370 Non-Members (After Aug 31)
    $50 Student

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    The SIGITE 2012 conference itself be held in the Hotel Arts, which is a 175-room, full-service boutique hotel in the exciting heart of Calgary.

    Hotel Arts
    119 - 12th Avenue SW
    Calgary, AB T2R 0G8
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