Design and Implementation of Web-Enabled Teaching Tools

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As the multifaceted environment of the Internet continues to evolve, web accessibility has become a major issue in terms of providing effective communication to the public. Although web accessibility guidelines exist, there are some academic institutions and areas of industry that have not developed guidelines to ensure that web documents are accessible. The primary objective of Design and Implementation of Web-Enabled Teaching Tools is to explore the myriad of issues regarding web accessibility, specifically focusing on those areas that cover the design and implementation of web-enabled teaching tools.

Articles from Contributing Authors

Web Accessibility and the Law: Issues in Implementation by Holly Yu, California State University, Los Angeles

Understanding Section 508 and Its Implications for Distance Eduation by Mary Hricko. Kent State University

Strategies to Increase Web Accessibility and Usability in Higher Education by Barbara Frey, Ashli Molinero, and Ellen Cohn, University of Pittsburgh

Web-Based Distance Learning and the Second Digital Divide by Sheryl Burghstahler, University of Washington

Inclusion in an Electronic classroom: Courseware Accessibility Design and Implementation by Robert Luke and Laurie Harrison, University of Toronto, Canada

Web-Based Teaching and Leaning for Blind or Visually-Impaired Faculty, Maggie Lynch and Patti DeWitt, Portland State University

Web Accessibility at University Libraries and Library Schools by Axel Schmetzke, University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point

Overcoming Organizational Barriers to Web Accessibility in Higher Education by Amy Metcalfe, The University of Arizona

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