The challenge of mainstreaming ICT design for all.

Whitney, Gill and Keith, Suzette and Schmidt-Belz, Barbara (2010) The challenge of mainstreaming ICT design for all. In: Computers helping people with special needs. Miesenberger, Klaus and Klaus, Joachim and Zagler, Wolfgang and Karshmer, Arthur, eds. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 6179 . Springer, pp. 583-590. ISBN 9783642140969

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The education and training of ICT students and professionals with respect to Design for All is a vital part in the process of achieving eInclusion throughout Europe. This paper outlines the latest activity on the development of a curriculum in Design for All in ICT in higher education and professional development, and discusses some of the challenges of mainstreaming ICT Design for All. Concepts have been devised to introduce Design for All at bachelor-level of mainstream ICT education, to implement a masters degree in Design for All, and to provide training for professionals in ICT industry.

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Also presenting at a workshop as part of the conference: "Mainstreaming teaching in accessibility" - a workshop for people who are teaching computing, web-development and assistive technologies and rehabilitation at higher education levels. We will be discussing developing a curriculum using learning outcomes and creating teaching activities.

Research Areas:Middlesex University Schools and Centres > School of Science and Technology > Computer and Communications Engineering
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