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'''Next Meeting:''' '''Wednesday September 5, 2018''' from '''11:00am-12:00pm (EDT)'''<br>
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'''Next Meeting:''' '''Wednesday October 3, 2018''' from '''01:00pm-02:00pm (ET)'''<br>
 
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'''Topic:''' '''''Best Practices and Tips for Captioning and Accessible Multimedia''''' <br>
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'''Topic:''' '''''Exploring the New WCAG 2.1 and Other Resources from the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) ''''' <br>
  
'''Description''': Jesús Pulido of AMAC Accessibility will walk participants through the available options, legal requirements and best practices of captioning and multimedia. You’ll be learning how to tailor audio-visual content, whether it’s embedding a video player into a website or standalone app, in order to meet the needs of a diverse target audience. You will also be learning how it’s possible for these practices to become second-nature and part of your workflow, which adds increased value to all users.
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'''Description''': Learn how to leverage the latest W3C WCAG 2.1 standard published on June 5th, 2018, and other freely available resources from the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI). Find the right resources for you, whether you are a techie developer, a project manager, or simply wanting to learn and promote digital accessibility throughout your organization. If you are new to digital accessibility, or if you have some experience and wish to learn more, this presentation will outline a number of resources that will assist you and your organization to achieve your accessibility goals.  
  
'''Presenter''': '''Jesús Pulido, Captioned Media Coordinator''' [http://www.amacusg.org/ AMAC Accessibility Solutions].<br>
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'''Presenter''': '''Shadi Abou-Zahra'''<br>
'''Presenter Bio''': As a valued member of the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing team at AMAC Accessibility, Jesús Pulido 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 requires captioning, Jesús is also willing and able to provide that service as well.
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'''Presenter Bio''': Shadi Abou-Zahra works with the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) as the Accessibility Strategy and Technology Specialist. He coordinates accessibility priorities in the W3C Strategy team, as well as international promotion, coordination, and harmonization of web accessibility standards. Shadi maintains WAI liaisons with key stakeholders including disability, research, and standards organizations. He also coordinates WAI outreach in Europe, accessibility evaluation techniques, and European-funded projects on accessibility.
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This webinar is being hosted by AMAC at Georgia Tech through its AccessGA Initiative and Web Accessibility Group (WAG).
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'''Registration''': Please [http://accessga.org/event.php?i=99 | register for the webinar] using a brief 3 field registration form.
 
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Revision as of 10:28, 26 September 2018

About Web Accessibility Group (WAG) Spotlight

The Web Accessibility Group (WAG) is housed at AMAC Accessibility at Georgia Tech. Its purpose is to bring together individuals in Higher Ed seeking to navigate the complex requirements of state and federal accessibility standards and guidelines. WAG receives funding through the State of Georgia ADA Coordinator's Office under the umbrella of the AccessGA initiative, a statewide partnership supporting state agencies including Higher Ed institutions and technical colleges. WAG offers web accessibility information and assistance through its wiki and listserv. It also provides monthly online webinar offerings, drawing on local, national and international talent and expertise on topics related to digital accessibility.

 
Janet Sylvia

We'd like to recognize Janet Sylvia's outstanding contribution as a leader in the higher education accessibility community for the past 15 years, as Janet leaves her role as WAG coordinator. Read the Spotlight Full Story

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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 October 3, 2018 from 01:00pm-02:00pm (ET)

Topic: Exploring the New WCAG 2.1 and Other Resources from the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)

Description: Learn how to leverage the latest W3C WCAG 2.1 standard published on June 5th, 2018, and other freely available resources from the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI). Find the right resources for you, whether you are a techie developer, a project manager, or simply wanting to learn and promote digital accessibility throughout your organization. If you are new to digital accessibility, or if you have some experience and wish to learn more, this presentation will outline a number of resources that will assist you and your organization to achieve your accessibility goals.

Presenter: Shadi Abou-Zahra
Presenter Bio: Shadi Abou-Zahra works with the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) as the Accessibility Strategy and Technology Specialist. He coordinates accessibility priorities in the W3C Strategy team, as well as international promotion, coordination, and harmonization of web accessibility standards. Shadi maintains WAI liaisons with key stakeholders including disability, research, and standards organizations. He also coordinates WAI outreach in Europe, accessibility evaluation techniques, and European-funded projects on accessibility.

This webinar is being hosted by AMAC at Georgia Tech through its AccessGA Initiative and Web Accessibility Group (WAG).

Registration: Please | register for the webinar using a brief 3 field registration form.

  • 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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