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==Rock Eagle 2017==
 
==Rock Eagle 2017==
 
*'''Accessibility: Image Description for Web Designers'''
 
*'''Accessibility: Image Description for Web Designers'''
**This training will be offered as a WAG Monthly Meeting (webinar) in 2018
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**Presenter: Janet Sylvia, WAG Coordinator
**Please [http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wag/Listserv join the WAG Listserv] to receive notice of when the webinar will take place
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**Description: Website images must be accessible for all audiences. How do we ensure both simple and complex images are accessible? In this session we will provide sample image descriptions for cartoons, diagrams, flow charts, infographics, maps, timelines and more. General guidelines for all image types will be discussed.
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**NOTE: This training will be offered as a WAG Monthly Meeting (webinar). Please [http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wag/Listserv join the WAG Listserv] to receive notice of when the webinar will take place
 
*'''Highlights of the 508 Compliance Revision'''
 
*'''Highlights of the 508 Compliance Revision'''
 
*Resource Links:
 
*Resource Links:
**[https://www.access-board.gov/guidelines-and-standards/communications-and-it/about-the-ict-refresh/final-rule/text-of-the-standards-and-guidelines Text of the Standards and Guidelines]
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**Presenter: Dr. Linda Gilbert
**[https://www.access-board.gov/webinars-calendar Webinars, United States Access Board]
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**Description: In January 2017, the 508 Compliance standards for accessibility were updated and aligned with other technical standards. This session will provide an overview of the major changes affecting electronic information, whether on web pages or in other formats.
**[https://section508.gov/refresh-toolkit Revised 508 Standards Toolkit]
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**Resource Links:
**[https://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/wcag Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) Overview]
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***[https://www.access-board.gov/guidelines-and-standards/communications-and-it/about-the-ict-refresh/final-rule/text-of-the-standards-and-guidelines Text of the Standards and Guidelines]
**[https://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/ Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0]
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***[https://www.access-board.gov/webinars-calendar Webinars, United States Access Board]
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***[https://section508.gov/refresh-toolkit Revised 508 Standards Toolkit]
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***[https://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/wcag Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) Overview]
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***[https://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/ Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0]
  
 
==Rock Eagle 2016==
 
==Rock Eagle 2016==

Revision as of 18:14, 24 October 2017

The Rock Eagle Annual Computing Conference is hosted in October by the University System of Georgia (USG). Accessibility Presentations from current and previous years appear on this page.

Rock Eagle 2017

  • Accessibility: Image Description for Web Designers
    • Presenter: Janet Sylvia, WAG Coordinator
    • Description: Website images must be accessible for all audiences. How do we ensure both simple and complex images are accessible? In this session we will provide sample image descriptions for cartoons, diagrams, flow charts, infographics, maps, timelines and more. General guidelines for all image types will be discussed.
    • NOTE: This training will be offered as a WAG Monthly Meeting (webinar). Please join the WAG Listserv to receive notice of when the webinar will take place
  • Highlights of the 508 Compliance Revision
  • Resource Links:

Rock Eagle 2016

  • Web Accessibility: Challenges and Solutions
  • Presenter: Janet Sylvia, WAG Coordinator and Accessibility Specialist
  • Description: In this session, we will talk about implementing web accessibility at institutes of higher education. Are you experiencing challenges? Or implementing solutions? How are colleagues throughout USG addressing the same concerns? Join us for this informative discussion and review of best practices.
  • Resource Links: Please visit the WAG GAAD page for Collaborate Recording and Resource Links associated with this training