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Re: College courses in accessibility?

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From: Shawn Henry
Date: Feb 28, 2011 11:33PM


> On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 8:59 PM, Heather Parker< <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
>> Is there a better book?

An annotated list of books related to accessibility is at: http://uiAccess.com/books.html

On 2/23/2011 8:24 PM, Paul R. Bohman wrote:
> Do you know of any courses that focus on accessibility?

A partial list of courses that use "Just Ask: Integrating Accessibility Throughout Design" is at: http://uiAccess.com/JustAsk/courses.html
(although some of these are general usability and not accessibility specific).

I look forward to seeing your list of courses, Paul!

Best,
~Shawn



On 2/25/2011 12:54 AM, Paul R. Bohman wrote:
> The book "Web Accessibility: Web Standards and Regulatory Compliance" is a
> solid resource, and most of it is still as good as it was when it was
> written. Where I think it will fall short now is in advanced AJAX
> accessibility, ARIA, accessible web application development, and of course
> the latest news in the legal arena. As an in-depth introductory book to
> accessibility, though, I think it is still a good one. There are others too.
> Maybe someone else on this list has a different, preferred book.
>
> On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 8:59 PM, Heather Parker< <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
>
>>
>> Is there a better book? I just wondered as it is sort of old for a
>> computer related book.
>>
>> Web Accessibility: Web Standards and Regulatory Compliance by Richard
>> Rutter
>> Permalink: http://amzn.com/1590596382


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On 2/23/2011 8:24 PM, Paul R. Bohman wrote:
> I am starting to compile a list of college-level courses that focus on web
> accessibility, which is turning out to be a rather difficult task, either
> because there are so few or because they are well hidden. I realize there
> are a lot of courses about web design which touch on the topic briefly. What
> I'm interested in, though, is courses in which accessibility is one of the
> main topics, and in which students are expected to reach some level of
> mastery of accessibility topics and techniques.
>
> Do you know of any courses that focus on accessibility? Please let me add to
> my list below!