Making Web Pages and Distance Learning Programs Accessible to Students and Instructors with Disabilities


Content in the following publications and the literature reviews included within them provide guidance to project staff.

Burgstahler, S. (2006). The development of accessibility indicators for distance learning programs. Research in Learning Technology, 14(1), 79-102.

Burgstahler, S. (2007). Accessibility training for distance learning personnel. Access Technologists Higher Education Network (ATHEN) E-Journal, 2.

Burgstahler, S., Corrigan, B., McCarter, J. (2004). Making distance learning courses accessible to students and instructors with disabilities: A case study. The Internet and Higher Education, 7, 233-246.

Burgstahler, S., & Doe, T. (2004). Disability-related simulations: If, when, and how to use them. Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal, 1(2), 4-17.

Thompson, T., Burgstahler, S., & Comden, D. (2003). Research on web accessibility in higher education. Information Technology and Disabilities, 9(2).

Thompson, T., Burgstahler, S., & Moore, E. (2007). Accessibility of higher education websites in the northwestern U.S.: Current status and response to third party outreach. In Proceedings of the First International Conference on Technology-based Learning With Disability (pp. 127-136). Dayton, Ohio, Wright State University.

Thompson, T., Burgstahler, S., & Moore, E. (2010). Web accessibility: A longitudinal study of college and university home pages in the northwestern United States. Disability & Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, 5(2), 108-114.

Thompson, T., Burgstahler, S., Moore, E., Gunderson, J., & Hoyt, N. (2007). International research on web accessibility for persons with disabilities. In Managing Worldwide Operations and Communications with Information Technology. Hershey, PA: Information Resources Management Association.