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How (Not) to Teach Web Design and Development


  • Terrill Thompson, Technology Accessibility Specialist, University of Washington

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  • Length (in hours): 1-hr
  • Format: Lecture
  • Expertise Level: All Levels
  • Type: Not provided
  • Summary of Session

    It's true: People are learning to create web pages the wrong way. This session will include a few examples of this, but will primarily focus on the solution, exploring strategies for integrating accessibility into trainings and courses, including one example of a web design course that emphasizes andards and accessibility.


    1. Attendees will be exposed to examples of bad instruction in web design curricula.
    2. Attendees will learn stratgies for integrating accessibility into curriculum.
    3. Attendees will learn about WebD2, a free web design curriculum that emphasizes accessibility.