Jul 18, 2024  
2024-2025 University Catalog 
2024-2025 University Catalog
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ASP 435 - Accessible Information Design

Standards for creating structured information to support accessibility. Research and theories of accessible information. ASP 435 and ASP 535 are layered courses; a student may not receive credit for both.

Prerequisite: (Academic Writing II OR  CWU TOEFL score required by CWU for undergraduate study by international students) AND (ASP 305 OR permission of instructor).

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • explain the importance of accessible communication for safety and inclusion;
  • identify common barriers to inclusive information in terms of content, medium, and technology;
  • define and apply guidelines for accessible information, such as Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG);
  • assess technological applications used for making information equitably accessible for people with disabilities;
  • outline stakeholder responsibilities and interactions when planning and developing communication products for accessibility; and
  • analyze rhetorical implications of accessible information design.

Learner Outcomes Approval Date:

Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
Winter Locations: OnlineSpring Locations: OnlineSummer Locations: Online

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