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EOWG: meeting Wednesday July 10, - Outreach update

From: <Andrew.Arch@visionaustralia.org.au>
Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2002 16:31:51 +1000
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Outreach updates for Wednesday July 10 2002 meeting

I attended the AusWeb02 (http://ausweb.scu.edu.au/) conference where I
presented a workshop which was attended by a range of University folk from
around Australia. I also presented a paper on the usability aspects of WCAG
1.0 (http://ausweb.scu.edu.au/aw02/papers/refereed/arch/index.html).  I'll
make my presentation available shortly - but basically showed lots of sites
and why they were unusable by a wide range of people, not just PWD. The
demonstration made a lot of people think twice about their own sites - so
we'll see what follow-up I get.

And, yes, they know about their inaccessible pages - I've offered to
support their improvement.

We are also working closely with The Learning Federation now on supporting
the development of accessible online learning objects for P-12 students.
Our first task will be to develop principles and guidelines for the concept
and functional development stages - all developers appointed to date will
be using Flash primarily. We'll start with W3C and NCAM material. I think
we have located all the obvious guidelines relevant to web, multimedia and
education - but any URLs would be appreciated. Anything vaguely relevant is
welcome - better to receive duplicates, than miss something important.

Andrew
_________________________________
Dr Andrew Arch
Manager, Internet Product Development
Vision Australia Foundation
Ph 613 9864 9222; Fax 613 9864 9210
Mobile 0438 755 565
http://www.visionaustralia.org.au/

Member, Education & Outreach Working Group,
W3C Web Accessibility Initiative
http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/




                                                                                                                               
                      Judy Brewer                                                                                              
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EOWG:

Reminder, meeting tomorrow
         Wednesday July 10
         4:00 pm - 5:30pm EDT
         on phone bridge +1-617-252-7000

Preliminary Agenda:

         1. Outreach updates
         Send to list in advance if possible

         2. Wrapping up discussion on Evaluating Web Sites and/or
         Selecting Software as needed

         3. Discussion of preliminary agenda for EOWG face to face in
Toronto
                 http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/2002/07-agenda.html#agn

         Reminder: meeting page is at
         http://www.w3.org/WAI/EO/2002/07-agenda
         and registration is at
         http://cgi.w3.org/Register/selectUser.pl?
_w3c_meetingName=EOWGjul2002

- Judy


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Judy Brewer    +1.617.258.9741    http://www.w3.org/WAI
Director, Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI), World Wide Web Consortium
(W3C)
MIT/LCS Room NE43-355, 200 Technology Square, Cambridge, MA,  02139,  USA
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