Designing Universal Accessible Web Resources Workshop

University of Tennessee Knoxville

Overview | Location and Time | Agenda | Contacts | Presentor


Designing Universally Accessible Web Resources workshop will provide experiences in:

This workshop will help disability service professionals, administrators and web developers understand the need for accessible design of web resources and how changes to web development practices and testing can create web resources that are not only more usable by people with disabilities, but are more usable to everyone. Each participant will receive a CD-ROM of software and web resources on web accessibility, including the full workshop presentation.

Location and Times

Date: April 28th, 2005

Time: 9:00am - 3:30pm (Tenative)

Location: Knoxville, TN


Starts at 9:00am

Part 1: Alternative Views of the Web

Part 2: Best Practices

Lunch Break

Part 3: Evaluation Tools

Part 4: Examples of Redesigning for Accessibility

ends at 3:45pm


If have an questions or comments please contact the presenter or the local host:

Presenter: Jon Gunderson, University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign

Local Host: The Office of Information Technology's Web Services Group and the Office of Disability Services. 865-974-1594.

Presenter Bio

Jon Gunderson is currently the Director of IT Accessibility Services Campus Information Technologies and Educational Services (CITES) and Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology at the Division of Disability Resources and Education Services (DRES). He has been working in the area of web accessibility for over 6 years and is chair of the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative User Agent Accessibility Guidelines working group. He has been working in the area of disability and computing technology since 1979 as a developer, researcher, direct service delivery and instructor.  He has given numerous presentations and is currently teaching an on-line course on designing universally accessible web resources

Find out more about web accessibility at the CITA website