SOCL528 Spring 2014 Essay 2 - Web Accessibility Standards

Due Monday February 24. (4-8 pages double-spaced; 20% of grade)

What are the ethical, economic, and legal (see http://www.section508.gov/ and http://www.ada.gov/ada_intro.htm) reasons for making the web accessible to people with disabilities? What role does the Web Accessibility Initiative (see http://www.w3.org/WAI/, http://www.w3.org/TR/wai-aria-implementation/ and http://www.html5accessibility.com/) play in accomplishing this goal?

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