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Preliminary AGI Results: Who They Were

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Sat, 01 Aug 1998 18:30:17 -0700
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The HTML Writers Guild's Accessibility Guidelines Implementation
project brought together a number of web designers from around
the world to participate in evaluating and testing the W3C's
WAI guidelines for page authoring.  In total, 60 Guild members
from 4 countries participated by answering at least one of the
three questionnaires.

The full list of participants can be found online at:

     http://www.hwg.org/opcenter/projects/agi/who.html

Links to their websites are included.

Aggregate information about the participants includes:

  50% were professional web designers

  Web Design Experience:
  
    13% ranked themselves as "Beginner"
    67% ranked themselves as "Intermediate"
    20% ranked themselves as "Expert"
  
    Average level: Intermediate

  HTML 4.0 Proficiency:

    63% ranked themselves as "Beginner"
    27% ranked themselves as "Intermediate"
    10% ranked themselves as "Expert"

    Average level: Beginner-Intermediate

  CSS2 Stylesheets Proficiency:

    83% ranked themselves as "Beginner"
     8% ranked themselves as "Intermediate"
     7% ranked themselves as "Expert"

    Average level:  Beginner

  Skill at Accessible Web Design:

    45% ranked themselves as "Beginner"
    53% ranked themselves as "Intermediate"
     2% ranked themselves as "Expert"

    Average level:  Beginner-Intermediate

More demographics on the AGI participants will be released
when they are available, and posted on the AGI site at
http://www.hwg.org/opcenter/projects/agi/

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