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Re: [Fwd: Guidelines for making web notes accessible]

From: Al Gilman <asgilman@iamdigex.net>
Date: Tue, 31 Aug 1999 16:11:49 -0400
Message-Id: <199908312006.QAA19287@smtp2.mail.iamworld.net>
To: Trevor Wilks <twilks@MAIL.NEWCASTLE.EDU.AU>, WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
One reference Trevor will want:

Current generation courseware authoring tools generate materials with
accessibility problems <http://show.utoronto.ca/best/crseval.html>.

Al

At 02:34 PM 8/31/99 -0400, David Poehlman wrote:
>
>Please cc the original sender in any reply?
>-------- Original Message --------
>Subject: Guidelines for making web notes accessible
>Date: Tue, 31 Aug 1999 13:12:40 +1000
>From: Trevor Wilks <twilks@MAIL.NEWCASTLE.EDU.AU>
>Reply-To: "* WEB http://www.rit.edu/~easi"
><EASI@MAELSTROM.STJOHNS.EDU>
>To: EASI@MAELSTROM.STJOHNS.EDU
>
>Hi everyone,
>
>Our Web team are currently working on a set of standards for uploading
>lecture notes to the Web. They are taking the issue of accessibility
>very
>seriously as a way of reducing the expenditure on employing notetakers
>in
>lectures as well as making the notes accessible to as many students as
>possible.
>
>Just wondering if people on this list who are involved with Tertiary
>education have gone down this road already. If so it would be much
>appreciated if you could point me towards any relevant info that is
>available or any inside tips. We are applying the general web access
>guidelines as per WAI etc.
>
>Also  I have seen some information related to the accessibility of
>mainstream software packages. I think it was in a checklist type of
>format.
>Any info on either of these subjects would be much appreciated.
>
>Thanks in advance
>Trevor
>Trevor Wilks - Manager
>Adaptive Technology Centre
>Student and Academic Services Division
>Auchmuty Library
>University of Newcastle
>University Drive Callaghan
>NSW 2308 Australia
>Ph-02 49217046
>Fax-02 49217410
>Email-twilks@mail.newcastle.edu.au
> 
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