Teaching Accessibility & Multi-Screen Design

Eric Eggert, Knowbility — AHG 2018

A Content Strategy Master’s Course

Eric Eggert

Eric Eggert works with Knowbility and the W3C on improving the Web for People with Disabilities, and everyone else.

Master of Arts in Social Sciences (MA) in Content Strategy

  • Part-time
  • 4 semester
  • 120 ECTS
  • German/English
  • around 25 Students

Heinz Wittenbrink

Students are working

Most of the classes are online and (optionally) asynchronous

Social Learning

Small Groups

Constant exchange between students and teacher

Highly volatile topics

The web is just 24 years old!

Synchronous Lectures

“Zotero is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you
collect, organize, cite, and share research.”


How do I organize my lecture?

(Warning: I’m winging it! 😄)

Accessibility &

Multi-Screen Design

1 Semester

6 Lectures
2 E-Tivities


  • Introduction & Motivation
  • Responsive & Accessibility Basics
  • Responsive & Accessible Images
  • Checking Web Accessibility
  • Audio, Video & Animation
  • Responsive & Accessible Future

„Prüfungsimmanente Lehrveranstaltung“

continuous assessment of course work

Tests for each Lecture

Because asynchronous participation is a thing.

Blog Post

based on a conference talk that I assign.

Evaluating a Website

using the W3C/WAI Easy Checks

Planting the #a11y seed.

Thank You!

Eric Eggert, Knowbility & W3C/WAI