[Athen] Call for papers: 20th Anniversary Issue of ITD-Journal

Sheryl Burgstahler sherylb at uw.edu
Wed Nov 13 06:13:46 PST 2013

How do you plan to coord the peer reviews of these articles? Copy editing?
Sheryl Burgstahler, Ph.D.
Director, UW Accessible Technology & DO-IT, UW-IT
Affiliate Professor, Education
University of Washington, Box 354842
Seattle, WA 98195
206-543-0622 FAX 206-221-4171
sherylb at uw.edu

On Nov 12, 2013, at 4:13 PM, Terrill Thompson wrote:

> Hi All,


> At the ATHEN annual meeting we discussed the possibility of having a

> 20th Anniversary issue of Information Technology and Disabilities

> (ITD) Journal, and the response among those present was overwhelmingly

> positive.


> For those of you who have been in the accessible technology field for

> a while, please read on and consider submitting an article...


> The Information Technology and Disabilities (ITD) Journal will soon be

> celebrating its twentieth year. Technology has evolved in amazing ways

> since that first issue was published in January 1994, and the

> evolution of technology has included a parallel evolution in

> accessibility (both positive and not-so-positive).


> This 20 year anniversary offers us an opportunity to consider all that

> has transpired over the last twenty years, and all that still needs to

> be done. With this in mind, the ITD Journal is seeking articles that

> explore the theme of change as it applies to information technology

> accessibility. Many of us who work in the IT accessibility field have

> been active in this space for a long time, persistently and patiently

> working to bring about positive change. This is an opportunity for

> each of us to reflect on what we've experienced, consider the

> challenges that await, and share perspectives on how we can apply the

> lessons of yesterday toward meeting the challenges of tomorrow.


> Submissions don't have to be long, formal, or scholarly. We're just

> wanting to assemble a collection of different perspectives that mark

> this point in time and offer ideas, strategies, and vision for

> everyone to contemplate as we continue moving forward.


> The deadline for submissions is December 30. We're hoping to pull it

> all together and publish the anniversary issue (with lots of fanfare)

> at the CSUN conference in March.


> Please consider submitting an article! And if you think you might do

> so, please let me know soon so we'll have a heads-up on what to

> expect.


> Thanks!

> Terrill


> Terrill Thompson

> Technology Accessibility Specialist

> DO-IT, Accessible Technology Services

> UW Information Technology

> University of Washington

> tft at uw.edu

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