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IBHE Web Accessibility Collaboration Group: Teleconference Details

Teleconference details

Agenda

1. Accessibility of Online Instructional Materials

2. UIC Digital Accessibility Expo (Kevin Price)
  • Update from Kevin Price

3. Other Issues

Minutes

IITAA Update
  • MS: Teleconference last week
  • MS: More information at: http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=36020
  • MS: Discussing harmonization with WCAG 2.0 and Section 508
  • MS: Recommendation to DHS by the end of the month
  • MS: Trend is toward some type of harmonization, but concerns about the general nature of the current specifications
  • MS: Standardizing at a higher level and then have a set of techniques
  • MS: I will send the survey to the list

UIC Digital Expo
  • KP: We had one planning meeting for the agenda sub group last month
  • KP: It is scheduled for April 11th, 2011
  • KP: Next meeting will be discussing agenda and speakers
  • KP: Next meeting 13 September at 2:00pm Central Time
  • KP: Focus on web developers needs and administrator awareness
  • KP: Contact Kevin Price at UIC if you want to participate in the planning process
  • MS: One issue is what speakers are at the same time, there can often be conflicts

IBHE Survey
  • JG: Took out question related to benefit to everybody and replaced with how do people learn how to use technology
  • JG: Question 1 and 2 seem redundant to some people
  • JN: I think they are
  • JN: Is one about the general technologies
  • Editing survey
  • Sending out in October seems to be good time to send
  • JG will update the survey and we will discuss next month

Participants