Web Accessibility Initiative for Online Learning Resources and Mixed Mode Courses at UBC

TitleWeb Accessibility Initiative for Online Learning Resources and Mixed Mode Courses at UBC
Duration1 Year
Project Summary

The goal of this project is to develop a production work flow that supports universal accessibility in the development of media and course materials for on-campus, mixed-mode and distance education courses. The project will also allow us to provide training on accessibility issues and create resources for subject experts, instructional designers and media designers who are involved in the development of courses in Arts ISIT and Office of Learning Technology. It is dedicated to ensuring an academic environment that helps create equal educational opportunities and that provides equal access to information for all UBC students. This project will enable the characteristics of quality teaching and learning and demonstrate sustainability and cost-effectiveness across a large number of courses and media projects.

Funding Details
Year 1: Project YearYear 1
Year 1: Funding Year2008/2009
Year 1: Project TypeSmall TLEF
Year 1: Principal InvestigatorTim Wang
Year 1: Funded Amount48,800
Year 1: Team Members

Tim Wang, Instructional Support and Information Technology, Faculty of Arts
Jeff Miller, Office of Learning Technology
Keiko Koizumi, Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts
Janice Stewart, English, Faculty of Arts
Robert Gateman, Economics, Faculty of Arts
Robert Miller, French, Hispanic, and Italian Studies, Faculty of Arts
Alejandra Bronfman, History, Faculty of Arts
George Egerton, History, Faculty of Arts
Devorah Greenberg, History, Faculty of Arts
Tatiana van Riemsdijk, History, Faculty of Arts