Two-part Series on Specifications for Increasing Online Learning Accessibility - Part 1
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.
Register for all or part of this two-part event at: http://easi.cc/clinic.htm and scroll down to the link for registration.