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Two-part Series on Specifications for Increasing Online Learning Accessibility - Part 2

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: and scroll down to the link for registration.

Date: 16 December, 2004
Venue: Online
Event website:
Contact email: wmcqueen@OISE.UTORONTO.CA

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