Teaching Accessibility & Multi-Screen Design – A Content Strategy Master’s Course


Presented at 10:30am in Cotton Creek II on Friday, November 16, 2018.



  • Eric Eggert, Knowbility

Session Details

  • Length of Session: 1-hr
  • Format: Lecture
  • Expertise Level: All Levels
  • Type of session: General Conference


Accessibility and Multi-Screen Design is an integral part of the Content Strategy Master's Course at FH Joanneum in Graz, Austria. This talk shows how the topic of accessibility is positioned inside the Course and how students can be engaged in the topic of accessibility.


Eric Eggert teaches the Accessibility and Multi-Screen Design Class in the Content Strategy Master’s Course at FH Joanneum in Graz, Austria since 2015. He is tasked to teach his students the big picture on accessibility, but also how new design principles like responsive design can be viewed in the light of accessibility.


  1. Include accessibility into every course
  2. Keep students engaged by using practical, relatable examples
  3. Make sure to not single accessibility out as a topic

Disability Areas

All Areas

Topic Areas

Teaching about Accessibility in Curriculum, Uncategorized

Speaker Bio(s)

Eric Eggert

Eric works with Knowbility to make the web more accessible for people with disabilities and easier to use for everyone. His assignments include being a fellow at W3C’s Web Accessibility Initiative where he helped to write guidance for developers and tools for people testing websites.

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