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Thursday
Oct 20th, 2011
2:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Meeting Room 103A
Eastern Time

As capabilities advance and demands increase, colleges and universities continue doing more with technology in more areas. This raises concerns about the extent to which institutions consider and meet accessibility requirements so that all members of the institutional community, including those with disabilities, benefit equally from what technology has to offer. Join our panelists in discussing the current state of IT accessibility in higher education and what accessibility standards mean for the future of higher education IT.

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Dan Goldstein days you have to have commitment at least at the CIO level, and above #E11_SESS116

Tracy Mitrano makes a distinction between compliance policies & aspirational policies. Policies don't necessarily increase risk #E11_SESS116

Well what are you gonna do to fix it? #E11_SESS116 #EDU11

Take stock and come up with an action plan. #E11_SESS116 #EDU11

The first step in becoming accessible: acknowledge *We are not accessible*. Take stock and develop a plan. #E11_SESS116

Plan must be public, with deadlines. #E11_SESS116 #EDU11

Dan Goldstein says he will *not* file suit if you have an accessibility action plan #E11_SESS116

RT @terrillthompson: The first step in becoming accessible: acknowledge *We are not accessible*. Take stock and develop a plan. #E11_SESS116

#E11_SESS116 Are faculty expected to have the technical expertise to make accessible electronic instructional materials (PDF,Word, Web etc

Next up: IT Accessibility in Higher Education, Present and Future. #edu11 #E11_SESS116

Thrilled re: opportunity to attend three #a11y -related sessions at a #highered conference. #edu11 online a great investment! #E11_SESS116


Comments

Dan Goldstein days you have to have commitment at least at the CIO level, and above #E11_SESS116

Tracy Mitrano makes a distinction between compliance policies & aspirational policies. Policies don't necessarily increase risk #E11_SESS116

Well what are you gonna do to fix it? #E11_SESS116 #EDU11

Take stock and come up with an action plan. #E11_SESS116 #EDU11

The first step in becoming accessible: acknowledge *We are not accessible*. Take stock and develop a plan. #E11_SESS116

Plan must be public, with deadlines. #E11_SESS116 #EDU11

Dan Goldstein says he will *not* file suit if you have an accessibility action plan #E11_SESS116

RT @terrillthompson: The first step in becoming accessible: acknowledge *We are not accessible*. Take stock and develop a plan. #E11_SESS116

#E11_SESS116 Are faculty expected to have the technical expertise to make accessible electronic instructional materials (PDF,Word, Web etc

Next up: IT Accessibility in Higher Education, Present and Future. #edu11 #E11_SESS116

Thrilled re: opportunity to attend three #a11y -related sessions at a #highered conference. #edu11 online a great investment! #E11_SESS116