This video looks at the contributions that people with disabilities can make to engineering fields and how learning about universal design and accessibility can help engineers to design better projects.
Sheryl Burgstahler, Ph.D., Director of Accessible Technology Services and founder of DO-IT, offers a lecture to faculty in which she offers 20 tips for how faculty can make their courses more accessible to students with disabilities.
Hadi Rangin is an expert user of screen reader software. In this video, he demonstrates the elements of a well designed web page and how they sound to someone who is blind. Issues discussed include ARIA landmarks, headings, and text content.
This video describes key elements to consider when making a video, so that it is accessible to all viewers. This includes captioning, audio description, and pre-production techniques and considerations.
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Disclaimer: This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 0939645. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.
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