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Re: Web Accessibility Audit?

From: Daniel Smith <opened.to@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 16 Nov 2012 04:43:25 -0600
Message-ID: <CAABFPsA6VQjFM9JRF7e2HVitzBc4y0Z2LP+UEiUsLSXoyYNE+A@mail.gmail.com>
To: paoladimaio10@googlemail.com
Cc: "Prianos, Julie" <japrian@ilstu.edu>, "public-egov-ig@w3.org" <public-egov-ig@w3.org>
Hi Julie.
It's been a while, but I believe the University of Wisconsin had some
of the earliest involvement in accessibility issues. And I guess they
would be at least regional to you:
http://www.doit.wisc.edu/accessibility/default.aspx
Their mailing lists are here:
https://lists.wisc.edu/read/all_forums/subscribe?name=access
Here's an organization at the U of Illinois:
http://www.cita.uiuc.edu/
Daniel Smith
Houston


On 11/16/12, Paola Di Maio <paola.dimaio@gmail.com> wrote:
> Julie
>
> the notion of 'web acessibility' is also evolving and needs to be
> constantly redefined, imho. Technology is too broad a context these days!
>
> In our work (at ISTCS) we focus on the cognitive engineering aspect of the
> website, aka 'knowledge accessibility', a slightly more refined and
> focussed audit , and use a methodology called KAF (Knowledge Audit
> Framework)
>
> Here is a paper about the methodology
> http://arxiv.org/abs/1108.1490
>
> The good news, I guess, is that by following/adopting the methodology ,  a
> team of non specialists users can carry out the audit without hiring
> consultants
>
> Ping me offlist if interested to learn more
>
> Best
>
> PDM
>
>
>
> Some individuals at Illinois State University have expressed interest in
>> initiating an external audit on the state of technology on campus, and I
>> am
>> gathering contacts to facilitate the process. Are you familiar with any
>> consultants or (or websites that would list consultants or companies) who
>> would conduct such an audit? Any information you can provide is greatly
>> appreciated.****
>>
>> ** **
>>
>> Best,****
>>
>> Julie****
>>
>> ** **
>>
>> Julie Prianos****
>>
>> Director****
>>
>> Institutional Web Support****
>>
>> Illinois State University****
>>
>> (309) 438-5590****
>>
>> ** **
>>
>
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