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Re: Adobe's donation to education

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From: Jon Avila
Date: Feb 28, 2014 1:31PM


Adobe Captivate has been generating HTML 5 content with some accessibility support for several versions now.

Jonathan


> On Feb 28, 2014, at 3:26 PM, "Paul J. Adam" < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
>
> Does Captivate output accessible HTML yet? Or just Flash still?
>
> This could lead to a big increase in flash eLearning materials that aren't accessible on Macs or Mobiles.
>
>
> Paul J. Adam
> Accessibility Evangelist
> www.deque.com
>
>> On Feb 28, 2014, at 2:19 PM, Chagnon | PubCom < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
>>
>> News today:
>>
>> Adobe committed $300 Million to President Obama's Connect ED Initiative.
>>
>> They're earmarking the money for software and "professional development" for
>> students and teachers in the creative areas, as well as Captivate and
>> e-Learning products.
>>
>> Wouldn't it be wonderful if Adobe committed some of those dollars to
>> accessibility issues, such as:
>>
>> . Making accessible e-Learning materials.
>>
>> . Making accessible videos and other presentations.
>>
>> . Making accessible handouts, books, and other regular learning
>> materials.
>>
>> Maybe someone can contact Adobe insiders directly about this?
>>
>> Read full article here:
>> http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20140228005137/en/Adobe-Commits-300-Mi
>> llion-Software-Teacher-Training
>> <http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20140228005137/en/Adobe-Commits-300-M
>> illion-Software-Teacher-Training#.UxDr100d-fs>
>>
>> - Bevi Chagnon
>>
>> - PubCom.com - Trainers, Consultants, Designers, and Developers.
>>
>> - Print, Web, Acrobat, XML, eBooks, and U.S. Federal Section 508
>> Accessibility.
>>
>> - 508 Workshop: www.workshop.pubcom.com
>>
>> - US Federal Training: www.gpo.gov/customers/theinstitute.htm
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>>
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