Associate Professor

BScHon, MSc, PhD (Western Ontario)

Dr. Christopher Power is an Associate Professor at UPEI who has been fortunate enough to spend over 20 years working in accessibility with people with disabilities. He has led research teams on web accessibility, inclusive e-learning and most recently in digital games. He is one of the inventors of the Accessible Player Experiences Design Patterns, having trained hundreds of developers across the game industry in how to use this data-driven design language to make more accessible games. Dr. Power is the Executive Director of AbleGamers Canada, a federal non-profit associated with The AbleGamers
Charity that enables play to decrease social isolation and improve the quality of life of people with disabilities.

Recent Publications

Enabled players

Games and Culture, 2021

Benchmarking human performance in semi-automated image segmentation

Interacting with Computers, 2020

Consigliere evaluation

International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs, 2020

Working with participants

Web Accessibility, 2019

Lost at the edge of uncertainty

International Journal of Human–Computer Interaction, 2019

Research Classification

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