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TitleThe landscape of web accessibility in higher education: What you need to know now
HostMichigan Colleges Online
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Date 9/27/2017
Time 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Notes/Description What are the 6 elements that come up time and time again in an OCR settlement agreements? Colleges can benefit from understanding both the legal and legislative environment for web accessibility. Knowing the landscape will assist with the obligation for students, faculties, and staffs, and it will help the planning process. Come discover what you can do now to begin, or strengthen, your institutions' journey toward web accessibility.

Presenter: Dr. Cyndi Rowland is the Associate Director at the Center for Persons with Disabilities at Utah State University. She directs projects that focus on the use of technology and the preparation of personnel. She is the Executive Director of WebAIM (Keeping Web Accessibility In Mind) that offers training, technical assistance, and services to make the Web a more accessible place for individuals who have disabilities. Dr. Rowland is extensively involved in the National Center for Disability and Access to Education where she is the Technology Director.

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