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

From: Laurie Harrison <laurie.harrison@utoronto.ca>
Date: Wed, 01 Sep 1999 14:34:30 -0700
Message-ID: <37CD9BE6.9F78D426@utoronto.ca>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Please note: the correct URL for the ATRC courseware accessibility study
results is:

http://snow.utoronto.ca/best/crseval.html


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>.
>
> 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
> >

--
Laurie Harrison
Resource Coordinator
Centre for Academic and Adaptive Technology, Information Commons
University of Toronto

laurie.harrison@utoronto.ca
(416) 946-3778
Received on Wednesday, 1 September 1999 14:35:10 UTC

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