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From: Morin, Gary (NIH/OD) [E]
Date: Feb 25, 2011 12:27PM


I'm in the midst of reading Norman Coombs Making Online Teaching Accessible: Inclusive Course Design for Students with Disabilities (http://www.amazon.com/Making-Online-Teaching-Accessible-Disabilities/dp/0470499044) Jossey-Bass; 1 edition (October 12, 2010) and HIGHLY recommend it.

Constantly finding bits and pieces to share with colleagues involved in various aspects of accessible technology - online education, video files, documents and slideshows, etc.

Gary M. Morin, Program Analyst
NIH Office of the Chief Information Officer
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Looking for Training: AT100 - Section 508 Electronic & IT Training - Phase II: http://training.cit.nih.gov/coursedescription.aspx?courseID=CS0000000000852
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-----Original Message-----
From: Heather Parker [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ]
Sent: Thursday, February 24, 2011 10:59 PM
To: ' <EMAIL REMOVED> '; 'WebAIM Discussion List'
Subject: Re: [WebAIM] College courses in accessibility?

I noticed the book, Web Accessibility, was the text book for the last online course in the list. I checked it out from the library, but it is so large like most computer books are that I was thinking of just buying a copy.

Is there a better book? I just wondered as it is sort of old for a computer related book.

The full title, author and link to Amazon are below.

Web Accessibility: Web Standards and Regulatory Compliance by Richard Rutter
Permalink: http://amzn.com/1590596382

Heather Parker
Electronic Resource Coordinator
Alliant International University