[Athen] Call for papers: 20th Anniversary Issue of ITD-Journal
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
> 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
> Terrill Thompson
> Technology Accessibility Specialist
> DO-IT, Accessible Technology Services
> UW Information Technology
> University of Washington
> tft at uw.edu
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