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Teach Access Offering $100K in Grants for Faculty to Include Accessibility Principles in their Courses

$100,000 in grants are available to faculty who wish to incorporate accessible design principles into their college courses.
According to the website, for Teach Access "awards of $5,000 each will be given to faculty to develop modules, presentations, exercises or curriculum enhancements or changes that introduce the fundamental concepts and skills of accessible design and development into their existing traditional, classroom-based courses." The courses should be taught during the 2018-19 academic year.
These grants are intended to introduce college students to accessibility principles within the course of their studies and increase awareness of the importance of accessibility when designing software, apps, and products.
The deadline to apply is June 4 at 5 PM EDT. Follow the source link on this post for more details or to apply.

Source: Teach Access Curriculum Development Awards
Category: News

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J.J. Meddaugh is an experienced technology writer and computer enthusiast. He is a graduate of Western Michigan University with a major in telecommunications management and a minor in business. When not writing for Blind Bargains, he enjoys travel, playing the keyboard, and meeting new people.

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