Two-part Series on Specifications for Increasing Online Learning Accessibility - Part 1 Sharon Perry
December 02, 2004
This live web conference run by EASI (Equal Access to Software and Information) takes place in two parts on 2nd December and 16th December 2004 at 16:00 Eastern Standard Time (around 21:00 in the UK).
Hosted by Madeleine Rothberg, Director of Research and Development for WGBH's National Center for Accessible Media/NCAM with presentations from other members of IMS Accessiblity Working Group.
The sessions are as follows:
Thursday 2nd December 2004, 16:00 EST - An overview of the benefits of the Access for All approach, including demonstrations of software that use it. Presenters: Madeleine Rothberg and co-presenters from University of Toronto and Sheffield Hallam University UK.
Thursday 16th December, 16:00 EST - A detailed look at the technical specifications that allow learning software to adjust to user's needs, such as preferences and content features; adding value to online learning collections; and how to get a return on using meta-data for accessibility when materials are not 100% accessible. Presenters: Madeleine Rothberg and co-presenters from University of Toronto, Sheffield Hallam University UK, and the Internet Scout Project.