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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.

Recent Meeting: Thursday May 18, 2017 from 11:00am-12:00pm (EDT)
In celebration of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD)

Topic: Accessibility Challenges and Solutions in Higher Education

Description: In this webinar we will discuss 10 Challenges and Solutions related to web accessibility implementation in higher education. Topics include: Accessible Textbooks, Administrative Buy-in, Captioning Requirements and Funding, Disability Service Providers, Procured Goods and Services, and more.

Presenter: Janet Sylvia, WAG Coordinator and Accessibility Specialist at AMAC

Guest Speakers:
J. Denise Johnson-Marshall, ADA Compliance Coordinator, Georgia Institute of Technology
Dr. Valora Richardson, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, Georgia State University
Joy Kniskern, Strategic Development Initiatives, AMAC Accessibility Solutions and Research Center

  • To receive the login link for this and 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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