[Athen] Re: Webinar - Strategies & Case Studies for Improving
Digital Access on the College & University Campus
hkramer.atsol at gmail.com
Fri Aug 12 14:47:03 PDT 2011
Contact & registration information would help:
On Fri, Aug 12, 2011 at 1:17 PM, Howard Kramer <hkramer.atsol at gmail.com>wrote:
> Active ATHEN members receive 10% discount.
> 1st 10 registrants receive another 10% off.
> Webinar - *Strategies & Case Studies for Improving Digital Access on the
> College & University Campus*
> August 25, 2011Speakers:
> Jon Gunderson, University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign (UIUC)
> Susan Cullen, California State University-Northridge (CSUN)
> Teresa Haven, Arizona State University (ASU)
> *Overview of Topic Areas* (Agenda Below)
> · Implementing a Campus-Wide Accessibility or 508 Policy for
> Digital & Web Access
> · Building collaboration on campus: assembling a campus-wide
> accessibility committee; selling accessibility to resistant faculty;
> obtaining the buy-in of IT.
> · Best practices for Digital Access – including such areas as
> multimedia, Course Management Systems, Distance Education
> · Building the partnerships and collaborations on campus needed
> for effective system change towards Universal Design.
> A Google or Yahoo search on "campus accessibility policy" reveals that the
> number of campuses implementing (or at least posting) a system-wide access
> policy for web pages and digital media seems to be rapidly growing. Is this
> an effective way to improve accessibility at a university or college? Are
> there other strategies for increasing the accessibility of a campus'
> electronic resources? This Webinar will attempt to answer these questions.
> Agenda Segment 1: Practices at the Exemplary Universities
> 10:00 – 11:10 (55 minute talk, 15 minute Q&A)
> 1. Jon Gunderson will talk about overall best practices; what are
> the universities rated with the most accessible websites doing to encourage
> and implement accessibility? What is done at the UIUC to promote and ensure
> 2. Susan Cullen from CSUN talks about the model used at her
> university to ensure Digital Accessibility.
> 20 minute break
> Segment 2: Building Partnerships and Collaborations on Campus
> Presenter: Teresa Haven, Arizona State University (ASU)
> 11:30 – 12:10 (30 minute talk & 10 minutes Q & A)
> Following recent statements by DOE and DOJ regarding technology
> accessibility compliance, how can you work with your institution to enact
> necessary changes? This presentation will provide DS professionals with
> an overview of recent legal updates, ideas for building alliances, and
> strategies for engaging key stakeholders in dialogue and helping them learn
> new perspectives on the need for JUST design.
> Segment 3: WebAIM's Grant-funded Project to Assist Institutions in
> System-wide Web Accessibility Efforts, Jon Whiting, WebAIM
> Presenter: Jon Whiting, WebAIM
> 12:30 – 1:20 (40 minute talk & 10 minute Q&A)
> WebAIM will talk about their ongoing grant-funded project to assist
> institutions in system-wide web accessibility efforts, addressing such
> issues as: 1. Gaining top-level support for institutional web
> accessibility; 2. Creating a campus-wide accessibility committee; 3.
> Benchmarking institutional web accessibility with an eye toward continuous
> improvement; 4. Gaining buy-in from faculty and staff;
> 5. Understanding how web accessibility may tie into regional
> Final Questions to all speakers (if needed) & Post-Webinar Resources
> 1:20 – 1:35 (15 minutes)
> Howard Kramer
> AHG Conference Coordinator
> Access Specialist
> fax: 492-5601
> Disability Services
> Division of ODECE- achieving excellence through diversity and inclusion
AHG Conference Coordinator
Division of ODECE- achieving excellence through diversity and inclusion
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