Jutta Treviranus


Jutta Treviranus is the Director of the Inclusive Design Research Centre (IDRC) and professor in the faculty of Design at OCAD University in Toronto (http://idrc.ocadu.ca ). With its origins in the Adaptive Technology Resource Centre, which Jutta established in 1993, the IDRC is an internationally recognized center of expertise in the inclusive design of emerging information and communication systems and practices. Jutta also heads the Inclusive Design Institute a multi-university regional centre of expertise (http://inclusivedesign.ca). Jutta founded and directs an innovative graduate program in inclusive design at OCAD University. Jutta is the co-director of Raising the Floor International. Jutta leads many international multi-partner research networks that have created broadly implemented innovations that support inclusion e.g., Fluid Project (http://fluidproject.org), FLOE (http://floeproject.org), and many others. Jutta and her team have pioneered network-supported personalization as an approach to accessibility in the digital domain. She has played a leading role in developing accessibility legislation, standards and specifications internationally (including W3C WAI ATAG, IMS AccessForAll, ISO 24751, and AODA Information and Communication). Her most recent awards include the IEC 1906 Award, the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal and recognition as one of Canada’s top 45 over 45.

EDUCAUSE Publications

  • The Value of the Statistically Insignificant
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    During times of financial constraint, governmental and educational policy-makers are faced with difficult decisions, and this difficulty is intensified by the heightened public scrutiny surrounding public spending decisions.