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Monday, June 11 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Real Accessibility: How To Monitor, Motivate And Be Accessible

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You have an accessibility policy in place. Your university has training and checklists to guide web developers, designers, editors and quality assurance testers. How do you know if you are making progress? How do you keep yourself and your colleagues motivated to make and maintain an accessible web? Glenda Sims will share gems from her 10+ years of experience as the accessibility goddess of the University of Texas at Austin, as well as insight she has gained from working with Fortune 500 companies as a consultant. Equip yourself with her DIY techniques for creating an accessible culture on your campus that includes an accessible web design process, competitions, leader boards, open campus reporting and rewards that light the accessibility fire within. Experience Level: Intermediate - Assumes basic knowledge of topic and some experience. Prerequisite Knowledge: This class will be most helpful to people who are already aware of web accessibility concepts. However, it can still be useful to people who are quite new to accessibility. Skills/Knowledge Gained: How to determine if you have all the foundational ingredients for a culture of accessibility. How to set priorities that are motivating, achievable and intrinsically satisfying. The accessible web design process. How to design a leader board and share it internally with your campus web makers. How to reward significant progress in accessibility.


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Monday June 11, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Room 206 Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center

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