Pre-conference Surveys


Prior to the CBI, participants were asked to complete an online survey with a series of questions about their campus and their expectations for the Capacity Building Institute. Below is a summary of the questions and responses, edited for clarity.

[A student in a wheelchair holds a small wooden stick and types into the computer using an adaptive keyboard.]

What do you think are the challenges students with disabilities might face in pursuing computing and IT fields at postsecondary institutions?

What are specific computing/IT access issues for students with disabilities on your campus, in your computing department, in your classes, and/or in your research projects?

Who on your campus engages in these issues?

What do you want to gain from this Capacity Building Institute?