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The Web Accessibility Group (WAG) began at [http://www.uga.edu UGA] in 2011 and transitioned to Georgia Tech's [http://www.amacusg.org AMAC Accessibility Solutions and Research Center] in 2015.  Its purpose is to bring together individuals in higher education attempting to navigate the complex [http://www.access-board.gov/guidelines-and-standards/communications-and-it/about-the-section-508-standards Section 508] standards and [http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/ Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0].  WAG currently offers web accessibility information and assistance through a wiki, listserv, and monthly online meetings where expert presenters are invited to share best practices and solutions.
{{#ev:youtube|nwV3Uizl1Nk|420|right|Featured Training: 10 Tips for Creating Accessible Web Content with WCAG 2.0}}
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The Web Accessibility Group (WAG) began at [http://www.uga.edu UGA] in 2011 and transitioned to [http://www.gatech.edu Georgia Tech's] [http://www.amacusg.org AMAC Accessibility and Research Center] in 2015.  Its purpose is to bring together individuals in higher education attempting to navigate the complex [http://www.access-board.gov/guidelines-and-standards/communications-and-it/about-the-section-508-standards Section 508] standards and [http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/ Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0].  WAG currently offers web accessibility information and assistance through a wiki, listserv, and monthly online meetings where expert presenters are invited to share best practices and solutions. WAG works closely with AMAC's [http://www.accessga.org AccessGA] project.
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Dr. Beatriz Potter, a faculty member in the Modern and Classical (MCL) Languages Department at [https://www.valdosta.edu/ Valdosta State University (VSU)] has been a leader in addressing accessibility issues in online courses and instructional materials.
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[http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wag/Spotlight Read the Spotlight Full Story]
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[[Spotlight#Nominate_a_Spotlight|Nominate a Spotlight]]
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The Web Accessibility Group (WAG) meets online via Collaborate web conferencing system on the first Wednesday of every month from 11:00am -12:00pm (EST).
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The Web Accessibility Group (WAG) meets online via Collaborate web conferencing system on the first Wednesday of the month.
*Closed captioning is provided for both live and recorded sessions
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*[http://www.adaconferences.org/Accessibility/ Collaborate Accessibility Guide]
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'''Next Meeting:''' '''Wednesday December 6, 2017''' from '''11:00am-12:00pm (EDT)'''<br>
'''WAG meets next on Wednesday February 3, 2016 to discuss using WAI-ARIA for creating accessible dynamic web content.'''
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'''Topic:''' '''''To be Announced''''' <br><br>
  
[[Monthly_Meetings#Next_Meeting|View more information about our next meeting]].
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To receive the login link for this and future WAG meetings, please join the WAG listserv by emailing wag@amac.gatech.edu.
 
  
Recordings from previous meetings are available on the [[Monthly_Meetings|Monthly Meetings]] page.
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*'''To receive the login link for future WAG meetings, please join the WAG listserv by emailing''' [mailto:wag@amac.gatech.edu wag@amac.gatech.edu]
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*Recordings from previous WAG Meetings are available on the [[Monthly_Meetings|Monthly Meetings]] page.
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[[File:AdelleFrank15x15Web.jpg|border|center|alt=Adele Frank]]
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[[Monthly_Meetings#10_Tips_for_Applying_WCAG_2.0_to_Mobile_Websites|10 Tips for Applying WCAG 2.0 to Mobile Sites]]
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[[Handouts_and_Recordings#Online_Courses|Accessibility Considerations for D2L Courses]]
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[[Monthly_Meetings#Accessible_Knowledge:_the_Opportunities_and_Challenges_of_MOOCS|Accessible Knowledge: the Opportunities and Challenges of MOOCS]]
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[[Monthly_Meetings#Technology_Opening_the_Door_to_Education_for_First_Nations_People_in_Australia|Technology Opening the Doors to Education for First Nations Peoples in Australia]]
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[[Monthly_Meetings#The_Changing_Legal_Landscape_of_Video_in_Higher_Education|The Changing Legal Landscape of Video in Higher Education]]
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[http://www.globalaccessibilityawarenessday.org/ GAAD]
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[https://www.edx.org/course/information-communication-technology-ict-gtx-ict100x ICT Accessibility MOOC]
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[http://www.ncdae.org/ NCDAE]
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Adelle Frank, Web Developer Manager Senior at the Georgia Institute of Technology Institute Communications, is committed to web accessibility.
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AMAC<br />
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512 Means Street NW<br />
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[mailto:wag@amac.gatech.edu wag@amac.gatech.edu]
  
[[Spotlight#Adelle_Frank.2C_Georgia_Institute_of_Technology|Link to Spotlight (full story)]]
 
 
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About Web Accessibility Group (WAG) Spotlight

The Web Accessibility Group (WAG) began at UGA in 2011 and transitioned to Georgia Tech's AMAC Accessibility Solutions and Research Center in 2015. Its purpose is to bring together individuals in higher education attempting to navigate the complex Section 508 standards and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0. WAG currently offers web accessibility information and assistance through a wiki, listserv, and monthly online meetings where expert presenters are invited to share best practices and solutions.

 
Dr. Beatriz Potter

Dr. Beatriz Potter, a faculty member in the Modern and Classical (MCL) Languages Department at Valdosta State University (VSU) has been a leader in addressing accessibility issues in online courses and instructional materials.

Read the Spotlight Full Story

Nominate a Spotlight

 
WAG Monthly Meetings
Featured Training: 10 Tips for Creating Accessible Web Content with WCAG 2.0

The Web Accessibility Group (WAG) meets online via Collaborate web conferencing system on the first Wednesday of the month.

Next Meeting: Wednesday December 6, 2017 from 11:00am-12:00pm (EDT)

Topic: To be Announced




  • To receive the login link for future WAG meetings, please join the WAG listserv by emailing wag@amac.gatech.edu
 
Past Meetings & Resources Quick Links Contact

10 Tips for Applying WCAG 2.0 to Mobile Sites

Accessibility Considerations for D2L Courses

Accessible Knowledge: the Opportunities and Challenges of MOOCS

Captioning Services and Interactive Transcripts

Technology Opening the Doors to Education for First Nations Peoples in Australia

The Changing Legal Landscape of Video in Higher Education

GAAD

ICT Accessibility MOOC

Join the WAG listserv

NCDAE

Section 508

USG Accessibility Tutorial

WCAG 2.0

WebAIM

AMAC
512 Means Street NW
Suite 250
Atlanta, GA 30318
866-279-2964
wag@amac.gatech.edu