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[[File:AdelleFrank15x15Web.jpg|frameless|left|class=pr10|alt=Adele Frank]]
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[[File:BPotterWAGsm.jpg|frameless|left|class=pr10|alt=Dr. Beatriz Potter]]
  
Adelle Frank, Web Developer Manager Senior at the Georgia Institute of Technology Institute Communications, is committed to web accessibility.
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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.
  
[[Spotlight#Adelle_Frank.2C_Georgia_Institute_of_Technology|Read the Spotlight Full Story]]
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[http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wag/Spotlight Read the Spotlight Full Story]
  
 
[[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 the month.
 
The Web Accessibility Group (WAG) meets online via Collaborate web conferencing system on the first Wednesday of the month.
 
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'''Next Meeting:''' '''September 7, 2016''' from '''11:00am-12:00pm (ET)'''<br><br>
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'''Next Meeting:''' '''Wednesday December 6, 2017''' from '''11:00am-12:00pm (EDT)'''<br>
'''Topic:''' '''Media Accessibility 101''' <br><br>
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'''Description:''' This session will introduce participants to the concepts of media accessibility, including an overview of closed captioning and audio description. Participants will be introduced to some crucial best practices for media production, including how to remediate previously-produced content and how to produce new content with accessibility in mind. Participants will be provided with a list of resources and tools that can be used in producing accessible media, as well as resources for further independent study.<br><br>
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'''Presenter:''' [[File:JesusPulidoAMACsm.jpg|frameless|left|class=pr10|alt=Adele Frank]] [http://www.amacusg.org/bio.php?id=137 Jesús Pulido] is the Deaf & Hard-of-Hearing Services Coordinator with [http://www.amacusg.org AMAC]. As a valued member of the DHH team, Jesús coordinates the captioning and described media projects. He oversees script writing, editing, voice talent selection, recording, and final audio mixing of the completed media project. If a video also requires captioning, Jesús is on top of that as well. Jesús Pulido is a graduate of Georgia State University. He has been with AMAC since graduating in 2012. He is currently working on his master's in software engineering.<br>
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*To receive the login link for this and future WAG meetings, please join the WAG listserv by emailing [mailto:wag@amac.gatech.edu wag@amac.gatech.edu]
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'''Topic:''' '''''To be Announced''''' <br><br>
**Closed captioning provided for both live and recorded sessions
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**[http://www.adaconferences.org/Accessibility/ Collaborate Accessibility Guide]<br>
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**Resource Links for this session will be available on our [http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wag/Monthly_Meetings#Social_Media.2C_Accessibility_and_Disability_Inclusion  Monthly Meetings] page
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*Recordings from previous meetings are available on the [[Monthly_Meetings|Monthly Meetings]] page.
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*Recordings from previous WAG Meetings are available on the [[Monthly_Meetings|Monthly Meetings]] page.
 
*[[Monthly_Meetings#Request_a_Meeting_Topic|Request a Meeting Topic]]
 
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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.access-board.gov/guidelines-and-standards/communications-and-it/about-the-section-508-standards Section 508]
 
[http://www.access-board.gov/guidelines-and-standards/communications-and-it/about-the-section-508-standards Section 508]
  
[http://www.usg.edu/siteinfo/accessibility University System of Georgia (USG) Accessibility]
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[http://www.usg.edu/siteinfo/accessibility USG Accessibility Tutorial]
  
 
[http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/ WCAG 2.0]
 
[http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/ WCAG 2.0]

Latest revision as of 12:46, 10 November 2017

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

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