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

From: Leonard R. Kasday <kasday@acm.org>
Date: Tue, 31 Aug 1999 16:49:35 -0400
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To: Al Gilman <asgilman@iamdigex.net>, Trevor Wilks <twilks@MAIL.NEWCASTLE.EDU.AU>, WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
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At 04:11 PM 8/31/99 -0400, Al Gilman wrote:
>One reference Trevor will want:
>Current generation courseware authoring tools generate materials with
>accessibility problems <http://show.utoronto.ca/best/crseval.html>.
>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"
>>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
>>seriously as a way of reducing the expenditure on employing notetakers
>>lectures as well as making the notes accessible to as many students as
>>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
>>Any info on either of these subjects would be much appreciated.
>>Thanks in advance
>>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
Leonard R. Kasday, Ph.D.
Universal Design Engineer, Institute on Disabilities/UAP, and
Adjunct Professor, Electrical Engineering
Temple University

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