Within the context of evolving accessibility standards for Web sites, contributors from education, library and communications science, and technical computer fields offer a resource for readers interested in applying Web accessibility in distance education, and adapting its practices to design Web-enabled teaching tools. They provide practical information, identify resources, suggest how to create more accessible Web documents, and describe their own experiences. One section addresses legal implications. Annotation c. Book News, Inc.,Portland, OR
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About the Author
Mary Hricko Ph.D., is an Associate Professor, Library & Media Services at Kent State University. She is currently the library director at the KSU Geauga Campus where she provides curricular support and technology training for faculty, staff, and students. She has participated in training programs at the Center for Distance Learning Research at Texas A&M and holds a certification in distance education administration. In addition to her research in Web accessibility, information literacy, and instructional technologies, she has published several articles and presented several papers on the role of academic support services in distance education. Prof. Hricko is the editor of the book "Design and Implementation of Web-Enabled Teaching Tools", 2003, Information Science Publishing.