Creating an Accessible
Technology-Enhanced Learning Environment

Terry Thompson
University of Washington

Technology-Enhanced Learning

Can everyone use these technologies?


People who perceive information...

People who operate computers...

Guidelines and Standards

World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 1.0

Section 508 Standards

W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0

Legal Framework

Historical Trends

Old Model

New Model

Strategies for Assuring IT Accessibility

Example Policies/Guidelines