ERIC Number: ED485090
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Oct
Reference Count: 4
Building Accessible Educational Web Sites: The Law, Standards, Guidelines, Tools, and Lessons Learned
Liu, Ye; Palmer, Bart; Recker, Mimi
Association for Educational Communications and Technology, 27th, Chicago, IL, Oct 19-23, 2004
Professional education is increasingly facing accessibility challenges with the emergence of webbased learning. This paper summarizes related U.S. legislation, standards, guidelines, and validation tools to make web-based learning accessible for all potential learners. We also present lessons learned during the implementation of web accessibility within an educational digital library tool called the Instructional Architect.
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Federal Legislation, Professional Education, Internet, Computer Uses in Education, Electronic Libraries, Web Based Instruction
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Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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