DO-IT Launches Nine New Videos!

Monday, April 10, 2017

Nine new videos from the past year have been posted to the DO-IT website! These videos feature a wide variety of topics, from the accessible programming language Quorum, to learning about Scholar experiences with college. Click below to watch any of our great new videos, or visit the Videos page to see our entire library!

Quorum: An Accessible Programming Language (3-minute version)

This video serves as an introduction to the Quorum programming language which is designed to be accessible to individuals with disabilities and is widely used in schools for the blind.

DO-IT Scholars Discuss the Importance of College

This video shares information about the DO-IT Scholars program, an innovative transition-to-college program in Washington State. The video also features DO-IT Scholars, who discuss why they believe it is important to attend college.

DO-IT Program - UW 360

This video discusses the DO-IT Center at the University of Washington. It was produced by UW 360, an Emmy Award-winning show that profiles the fascinating people, programs and community connections that define the University of Washington.

Quality Education Is Accessible

Quality education needs to be inclusive of everyone in the classroom, including students with disabilities. In this video students describe ways that instruction can be made more accessible.

Including Universal Design in the Engineering Curriculum

This video focuses on how learning around universal design prepares engineering students to design for a wide variety of users, including people with disabilities.

Engaging Individuals with Disabilities in an Engineering Research Center

Stakeholders and collaborators in DO-IT's AccessERC project discuss universal design, accessible information technology, accessible engineering labs, and more.

What's It Like?

This video shares the experiences of college students with disabilities. They discuss the perceptions of other people, how disability impacts their identity, and their approach to interacting with others.

Creating Accessible Documents

Regardless of whether documents are created in Adobe PDF, Microsoft Word, or another format, there are right and wrong ways to create documents in order to ensure people with disabilities can access them.

Broadening Participation in Engineering to Include People with Disabilities

This video showcases students and educators discussing careers in engineering for people with disabilities. Learn how educators can make engineering more welcoming and accessible.