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==About the Symposium==
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==About the AMAC Accessibility Symposium for Administrators==
The USG and AMAC Accessibility Symposium will be held on '''November 1, 2016''' from '''9:00am - 12:00pm''' at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center.<br>
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The USG and AMAC Accessibility Symposium was held on '''November 1, 2016''' from '''9:00am - 12:00pm''' at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center.<br>
At this event, we will discuss Information and Communications Technology (ICT) accessibility in regards to institutional legal responsibilities, faculty and student success and overall good customer service.
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At this event, Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Accessibility was discussed in regards to institutional legal responsibilities, faculty and student success and overall good customer service.
 
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This event is co-sponsored by the University System of Georgia (USG) and AMAC Accessibility Solutions. It is targeted to Presidents, Provosts, Vice Presidents, CIOs, and Compliance Officers who are responsible for recognizing and responding to ICT accessibility issues at their institutions. This includes accessibility compliance of academic and online courses, websites and web-based applications, as well as procured goods. Invitees include administrators from USG institutions and the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG). We are also inviting Directors of Teaching and Learning, Directors of Online Learning, Disability Services Providers and WAG Members.
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This event was co-sponsored by the AMAC Accessibility Solutions and Research Center, the Georgia Institute of Technology, and the University System of Georgia (USG). It was targeted to Presidents, Provosts, Vice Presidents, CIOs, and Compliance Officers who are responsible for recognizing and responding to ICT accessibility issues at their institutions. This includes accessibility compliance of academic and online courses, websites and web-based applications, as well as procured goods. Invitees include administrators from USG institutions and the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG). Also invited were Directors of Teaching and Learning, Directors of Online Learning, Disability Services Providers and WAG Members.
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If you have questions about this event, please contact '''wag@amac.gatech.edu'''
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==Agenda, Presenter Slides and Resource Links==
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===Welcome===
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*[[Media:AMAC USG Symposium (Welcome and Legal Review).pdf | Presenter Slides - Welcome (PDF)]]
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*Janet Sylvia, WAG Coordinator, AMAC and Moderator
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*Dr. Rob E. Anderson, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs & Policy, University System of Georgia (USG)
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*Dr. Joyce A. Jones, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, USG
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*Dr. G. P. 'Bud' Peterson, President, Georgia Institute of Technology
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*Dr. Christopher Lee, Director, AMAC
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*Kimberly Ellis, Coordinator Special Populations, Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG)
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===Video===
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*[https://www.washington.edu/doit/videos/index.php?vid=55 IT Accessibility: What Campus Leaders Have to Say (link to video; select YouTube version from this page)]
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===Review of Legal Requirements, and Accessibility and Technology in an Evolving Legal Landscape===
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*Manuel 'Mike' Galifianakis, ADA Coordinator for the Georgia State Financing & Investment Commission
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*Lecture format; no presenter slides
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===Award: UPCEA South Award, Special Populations (ICT Accessibility MOOC)===
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*Presented by Dr. Nelson Baker, Dean, Georgia Tech Professional Education to Dr. Christopher Lee, Director, AMAC
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*[https://www.edx.org/course/information-communication-technology-ict-gtx-ict100x ICT Accessibility MOOC]
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===Institutional Perspective===
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*J. Denise Johnson-Marshall, ADA Compliance Coordinator, Office of Compliance Programs, Georgia Institute of Technology
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*[[Media:AMAC USG Symposium (Institutional Perspective).pdf | Presenter Slides - Institutional Perspective (PDF)]]
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===Basics of ICT Accessibility: Academic and Online Courses, Websites and Web-based Applications===
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*Janet Sylvia, WAG Coordinator, AMAC
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*[[Media:AMAC USG Symposium (Basics of ICT Accessibility).pdf | Presenter Slides - Basics of ICT Accessibility (PDF)]]
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===Accessible Procurement===
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*Joy Kniskern, Strategic Development Initiatives, AMAC
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*[[Media:AMAC USG Symposium (Accessible Procurement).pdf | Presenter Slides - Accessible Procurement (PDF)]]
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===Components of a Campus Accessibility Plan===
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*Dr. Cyndi Rowland, Executive Director, WebAIM
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*[[Media:AMAC USG Symposium (Components of a Campus Accessibility Plan).pdf | Presenter Slides - Components of a Campus Accessibility Plan (PDF)]]
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**[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eks3r-nE9lU To Care & Comply: Accessible Online Course Content, Portland Community College (YouTube Video)]
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**[http://www.ncdae.org/goals/ National Center on Disability and Access to Education (NCDAE), GOALS Project]
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===Web Accessibility Group (WAG) for Higher Education===
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*Janet Sylvia, WAG Coordinator, AMAC
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*[[Media:AMAC USG Symposium (WAG).pdf | Presenter Slides - WAG (PDF)]]
  
==Registration==
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===Statewide Technical Assistance Center===
Registration information has been distributed to our target audience.
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*Dr. Christopher Lee, Director, AMAC
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*[[Media:AMAC USG Symposium (Statewide ICT Technical Assistance Center).pdf | Presenter Slides - Statewide ICT Technical Assistance Center (PDF)]]
If you did not receive an invitation or have questions about this event, please contact '''wag@amac.gatech.edu'''
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==Agenda==
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===Strategies for Institutional Implementation===
*Welcome
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*Lecture format; no presenter slides
*IT Accessibility: What Campus Leaders Have to Say
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*Panel Discussion with Speakers and Presenters
*Review of Legal Requirements
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**Janet Sylvia, WAG Coordinator and Moderator
*Accessibility and Technology in an Evolving Legal Landscape
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**Strategies for Accessible Multimedia
*Institutional Perspective
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***[http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wag/Funding_Options_and_Prioritization_Plan Funding Options and Prioritization Plan]
*Basics of Accessible Academics and Online Courses, Websites and Procured Goods
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***[http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wag/Handouts_and_Recordings#Online_Courses 10 Tips for Creating Accessible Course Content]
*Components of a Campus Accessibility Plan
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***[http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wag/Handouts_and_Recordings#Websites 10 Tips for Creating Accessible Web Content with WCAG 2.0]
*Web Accessibility Group (WAG) for Higher Education
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***[http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wag/Handouts_and_Recordings 10 Tips for Applying WCAG 2.0 to Mobile Sites]
*Statewide Technical Assistance Center
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*Strategies for Institutional Implementation
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*Closing Comments
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*Mingle with the Experts
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==Resources==
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===Closing Comments===
Presentation handouts and resources will be available after the event.
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*Lecture format; no presenter slides

Latest revision as of 12:55, 8 May 2017

About the AMAC Accessibility Symposium for Administrators

The USG and AMAC Accessibility Symposium was held on November 1, 2016 from 9:00am - 12:00pm at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center.
At this event, Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Accessibility was discussed in regards to institutional legal responsibilities, faculty and student success and overall good customer service.

This event was co-sponsored by the AMAC Accessibility Solutions and Research Center, the Georgia Institute of Technology, and the University System of Georgia (USG). It was targeted to Presidents, Provosts, Vice Presidents, CIOs, and Compliance Officers who are responsible for recognizing and responding to ICT accessibility issues at their institutions. This includes accessibility compliance of academic and online courses, websites and web-based applications, as well as procured goods. Invitees include administrators from USG institutions and the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG). Also invited were Directors of Teaching and Learning, Directors of Online Learning, Disability Services Providers and WAG Members.

If you have questions about this event, please contact wag@amac.gatech.edu

Agenda, Presenter Slides and Resource Links

Welcome

  • Presenter Slides - Welcome (PDF)
  • Janet Sylvia, WAG Coordinator, AMAC and Moderator
  • Dr. Rob E. Anderson, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs & Policy, University System of Georgia (USG)
  • Dr. Joyce A. Jones, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, USG
  • Dr. G. P. 'Bud' Peterson, President, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Dr. Christopher Lee, Director, AMAC
  • Kimberly Ellis, Coordinator Special Populations, Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG)

Video

Review of Legal Requirements, and Accessibility and Technology in an Evolving Legal Landscape

  • Manuel 'Mike' Galifianakis, ADA Coordinator for the Georgia State Financing & Investment Commission
  • Lecture format; no presenter slides

Award: UPCEA South Award, Special Populations (ICT Accessibility MOOC)

  • Presented by Dr. Nelson Baker, Dean, Georgia Tech Professional Education to Dr. Christopher Lee, Director, AMAC
  • ICT Accessibility MOOC

Institutional Perspective

Basics of ICT Accessibility: Academic and Online Courses, Websites and Web-based Applications

Accessible Procurement

Components of a Campus Accessibility Plan

Web Accessibility Group (WAG) for Higher Education

Statewide Technical Assistance Center

Strategies for Institutional Implementation

Closing Comments

  • Lecture format; no presenter slides