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RE: Accessible sites

From: Laurence Bergman <laurenceb@wecorp.com>
Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2000 11:59:26 -0400
To: "'Alan Cantor'" <acantor@interlog.com>, "'Education and Outreach Working Group'" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>
Message-ID: <003001bfe119$d65b4180$5800fea9@wecorp.com>
I am a bit concerned by these results.  I find that several of them are not
fully accessible according to WAI guidelines, and the majority of these
designs would not be considered acceptable in any commercial environment,
which I was hoping the contest would encourage.

Laurence Bergman
Director of Product Development
We Media, Inc.

-----Original Message-----
From: w3c-wai-eo-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-eo-request@w3.org]On
Behalf Of Alan Cantor
Sent: Tuesday, June 27, 2000 12:16 PM
To: Education and Outreach Working Group
Subject: Accessible sites

Hello EOWG,

This just arrived in.



The information is copied from the winners web page which is linked to
EASI's web home page http://www.rit.edu/~easi

Web Design 2000 Contest Entrants

EASI's Web Contest Awards
EASI is proud to announce the results of its contest for universal web
design. Web Sites were evaluated both on their general attractiveness and
HTML design as well as their accessibility for people with Disabilities.
EASI bears full responsibility for its decisions. While EASI strove to
conform to the WAI guidelines, in many cases, decisions and comparisons
become subjective.
We have ranked the winners in four categories: Extraordinary, Exceptional,
Honorable Mention and Fully Accessible.

We thank our winners for setting an example for other web designers to

Extraordinary Web Design Award
The University of Texas at Austin's Institute for Technology and Learning
URL: http://dev2.ital.utexas.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/tx2k

Note: You must click on the "Guest" button to get to the homepage to be

Exceptional Web Design Award
Maricopa Community Colleges
URL: http://www.dist.maricopa.edu/
Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, New Media Centers
URL: http://newmedia.doit.wisc.edu/

Arizona State University
URL: http://www.asu.edu/

TECHniques Center-Texas Tech. University
URL: http://www.ttu.edu/techniques

University of Florida
URL: http://disted.ifas.ufl.edu/

SUNY Empire State College
URL: http://www.esc.edu/library/ibol/default.html

SUNY Empire State College
URL: http://www.esc.edu/

Texas A & M Univ, Cognition & Instructional Technologies Laboratories
URL: http://citl.tamu.edu/

Montgomery Community College
URL: http://www.mc.cc.md.us/Departments/dispsvc

Honorable Mention
University of Maryland University College
URL: http://www.umuc.edu/virtualteaching/

Bergen Community College
URL: http://www.bergen.cc.nj.us/owl

Univ. of Hawaii at Manoa, College of Education, Department of Special
URL: http://www.hawaii.edu/sped

Cabrillo College Library
URL: http://libwww.cabrillo.cc.ca.us/

University of Minnesota
URL: http://www.agricola.umn.edu/writingintensive/

University of New Mexico
URL: http://star.nm.org/deafblind

SUNY Empire State College
URL: http://www.deed2000.org/deed2000

Fully Accessible Design Award
Middle Tennessee State University
URL: http://www.mtsu.edu/~itres/help/Accessibility/index.html

Norman Coombs, Ph.D.
Chair of EASI
Received on Wednesday, 28 June 2000 11:46:11 UTC

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