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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.

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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: February 1, 2016 from 11:00am-12:00pm (ET)

Topic: 2016 AMAC Accessibility Symposium for Administrators (Recap)

Description: This session will provide a recap of the Symposium presentations. (Please visit the USG Symposium website for a full list of events.) Also, WAG and TCSG personnel who attended the Symposium will share their impressions of the event and discuss changes made (or in-process) at their organizations as a result of the Symposium.

Presenters:

  • Janet Sylvia, WAG Coordinator
  • Guest Speakers:
    • Amy Thornton, Director for Center of Online Learning, Columbus State University
    • Dr. Beatriz Potter, Faculty, Valdosta State University
    • Kimberly Ellis, Special Populations/Career Services Coordinator, Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG)
    • Randy Brown, Web Administrator, Technology Advancement/Support, Chattahoochee Technical College


  • 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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