[Nfbc-info] Survey on Accessibility Barriers
skane at uw.edu
Tue Aug 17 09:37:36 UTC 2010
I have been asked to circulate the following:
>> student survey: help with university of washington accessibility research
>> My name is Shaun Kane, and I'm a doctoral student at the University of
>> Washington in Seattle, WA. Our research group, the AIM Research Group
>> (http://depts.washington.edu/aimgroup) is working to develop new tools
>> to improve the accessibility of computers and other technologies for
>> blind and visually impaired people.
>> We are currently conducting research to remove accessibility barriers
>> in schools, especially for group classroom activities. To help with
>> this research, we are currently conducting a survey to understand
>> current accessibility problems in classrooms for blind and visually
>> impaired people.
>> This survey is for current college students or people who attended
>> college courses within the last 5 years, who are blind or visually
>> impaired. You must be 18 or over to complete this survey.
>> The survey is available over the web at http://bit.ly/classroomsurvey
>> . The survey should take approximately 10 to 15 minutes to complete,
>> and is anonymous.
>> Whether or not you complete this survey, we would appreciate it if you
>> could pass this announcement on to anyone who might wish to complete
>> it. This research will help us to develop new tools and technologies
>> to improve accessibility in school and classroom settings.
>> If you experience any problems with the survey, or if you have any
>> questions about the research in general, please contact me, Shaun
>> Kane, by email at skane at uw.edu or by phone at 206-923-8306.
>> Thank you for your time.
>> Shaun Kane
>> PhD Candidate
>> The Information School
>> University of Washington
>> skane at uw.edu
>> Phone: 206-923-8306
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