Course Agenda 2017

The general DHSI schedule is available at DHSI.org.

Monday

Morning

  • Course Overview and introductions

Afternoon

  • Keyword Discussion: Accessibility, Accommodation, Disability
  • Universal design

Readings

Essential

Recommended

  • Adams, Rachel, Benjamin Reiss, and David Serlin. “Disability.” (Keywords for Disability Studies) [PDF]
  • Ellis, Katie, and Mike Kent. “Universal Design in a Digital World.” [PDF]
  • Williamson, Bess. “Access.” (Keywords for Disability Studies) [PDF]

Tuesday

Morning

Afternoon

  • Disability and online environments
  • Document design and structured data
  • Designing for screenreader
  • Evaluating digital accessibility

Readings

Essential

Recommended

Wednesday

Morning

Afternoon

Readings

Essential

Recommended

Thursday

Morning

  • Medical & Social Models of Disability
  • Cyborgs, Embodiment, Post-Humanism (and the built environment?)

Afternoon

Readings

Essential

Recommended

Friday

Morning

  • Avoiding “the retrofit”
  • Making accessibility a central part of project workflow
  • Recruiting partners and collaborators
  • Recognizing barriers to enacting accessibility / Brainstorming ways to get beyond those barriers
  • HTML/CSS: Online resources for learning / learning more
  • Accessibility: Online resources for learning / learning more

Lunch

Course exhibition

Readings