[Athen] Instructional Technology Accessibility planning?
tkearns at tmcc.edu
Thu Jul 30 07:04:38 PDT 2015
"the GOALS project"
Four Keys to System-wide Web Accessibility
Indicators for Institutional Web Accessibility
Assistive Technician / Accessibility Specialist ATACP
Office of Disability Resource Center
Truckee Meadows Community College
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On Wed, Jul 29, 2015 at 8:10 AM, Thompson, Rachel <rsthompson2 at ua.edu>
> Hi, all.
> Our campus has just announced the web accessibility phase of our
> technology accessibility plan (WCAG 2.0 AA over four years). We have based
> our approach on lots of W3C readings as well as what we learned from the
> GOALS project, WebAIM, what other universities have done, the needs of our
> campus’ SWD, and input from our web teams.
> Now, we want to draft a proposal for phase two: instructional technology.
> For us, this would include the materials posted annually by 5000+ staff and
> faculty in 20000+ Blackboard courses, as well as our captured lectures,
> publisher materials, and more. Have you drafted a plan to cover these
> needs? How did you do it? My first thoughts are to focus initially on
> courses most of our students have to take (the core curriculum and gen ed
> classes), the fully online ones, and the ones with largest enrollments. We
> will also communicate our guidelines to vendors and evaluate their
> accessibility. We will offer training to our faculty, staff, and teaching
> assistants, too. I would love your feedback on these thoughts and, if
> anyone is willing to chat with me about it or has a plan you wouldn’t mind
> sharing, I’d be much obliged.
> Dr. Rachel S. Thompson
> Director, Emerging Technology and Accessibility
> Center for Instructional Technology
> University of Alabama
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