Upcoming Program: Accessibility: Expanding the Reach of Your Technical Communication Work

On November 14, Jason Withrow will explore the accessibility concerns and pitfalls most relevant to technical communicators. The standards to follow when evaluating accessibility, as well as the tools that are commonly used, will also be discussed. Recent legal developments regarding accessibility in the United States will also be examined.

Please register by the end of business, Wednesday, November 13.

When

Thursday, November 14

  • 6:30 pm: Networking
  • 7:00 pm: Presentation

Where

Washtenaw Community College
Crain Liberal Arts and Science Building, room LA 376
4800 E Huron River Dr.
Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Driving directions • • • Campus map and room locator

Cost

  • Students: free with ID
  • STC Members: $10
  • Non-members: $20

About Our Speaker

Jason Withrow is a highly experienced UX practitioner, business analyst, web developer, project manager, and educator. He has over 19 years of experience in the web industry, in positions ranging from information architect to senior business analyst to project manager andteam lead. He has worked on projects for over one hundred companies and organizations, including Becton Dickinson, Owens Corning, Mercedes-Benz, the M Den, Stanford Engineering, and numerous schools at the University of Michigan.

Jason is also a faculty member in the Web Design & Development program at Washtenaw Community College (WCC) and has taught graduate-level user experience courses at the University of Michigan. His undergraduate courses cover a wide variety of topics, ranging from user experience and business analysis to web marketing and analytics. He has also facilitated workshops and training sessions for a variety of companies and organizations.

Jason’s educational background includes a Master of Science in Information from the University of Michigan and a Master’s degree in Psychology from the University of Akron.

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