UKOLN Web Accessibility

A Workshop For JISC Services

Brian Kelly (UKOLN) and David Sloan and Scott Milne (Universiry of Dundee) facilitated a workshop on Web Accessibility for JISC Services. The workshop took place at Faculty of Computing, City of Bristol College, College Green Centre, St George's Road, Bristol, BS1 5UA.

The workshop took place on 30th October 2002. Workshop one took place from 10:30-12:30. Workshop two, listed below, took place from 13:30-15:30

This half-day workshop session is intended for participants who have previous knowledge of Web accessibiulity issues. The workshop aims to address the challenges of implementing accessible Web sites. The workshop will cover the challenges facing Web managers resposible for manageing large Web sites. Topics to be covered include auditing Web site accessibility, Web accesibility policies, strategies for implementing policies and the links between accessibility and usability.


Time Session Comments Materials
13:30-13:40 Introduction David Sloan, Brian Kelly and Scott Milne introduce the workshop Slides: [MS Powerpoint format] -
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13:40-13:55 Exercise 1 - Your Concerns Group exercise in which delegates identify their main concerns. Exercise 1:
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13:55-14:10 Presentation 2 - Looking At Our Communities BK to summarise surveys of UK HEI and 5/99 project entry points Slides:
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14:10-14:25 Presentation 3 - Approaches To Accessibility and Usability Testing David Sloan  
14:25-14:35 Discussion ALL  
14:35-14:50 Coffee ALL  
14:50-15:10 Exercise 2a - Formulating An Accessibility Policy
Exercise 2b - Implementing Your Accessibility Policy
Group A looks at the requirements of an accessibility policy. Group B looks at approaches to implementing an accessibility policy. Exercise 2a:
[HTML format] - [MS Word format]
Exercise 2b:
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15:10-15:25 Presentation 4 - Implementation Challenges Brian Kelly and David Sloan will give a presentation on the challenges which may face you when you attempt to implement an accessibility policy. Slides:
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15:25-15:30 Questions And Conclusions    


Institutional Web Accessibility Policies, Advice, etc.

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