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Re: which campuses offer on-line courses that are accessible to blind or deaf?

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From: Mark Bryant
Date: Aug 20, 2003 10:29AM


Alice,

I think one thing to look at is that many colleges and universities are
using WebCT and Blackboard to provide their online instruction. The last
time I reviewed these products, they were far from accessible.

-mark

----- Original Message -----
From: "Wayne Dick" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
To: < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
Sent: Wednesday, August 20, 2003 1:40 AM
Subject: Re: which campuses offer on-line courses that are accessible to
blind or deaf?


> Dear Alice,
>
> I am the Academic Senate Chair at California State University, Long Beach.
> It sounds like we are in a similar level of development as you. We are
> currently moving from academic technology a primarily a supplemental tool
to
> a significant online delivery mode. We have just formed a committee to
> develop standards for online course development that promote
accessibility.
> We will make this policy and enforce it. If you are interested in our
> progress, I'll be glad to keep in touch.
>
> Sincerely,
> Wayne Dick, Ph.D
>
> Department of Computer Engineering and Computer Science,
> Chair Academic Senate,
> California State University, Long Beach
>
>
> PS. I have had low vision since birth. Print accessibility is a subject
> near to my heart.
>
>
>
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Alice Anderson" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> To: < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> Sent: Monday, August 18, 2003 10:44 AM
> Subject: which campuses offer on-line courses that are accessible to blind
> or deaf?
>
>
> > All,
> > Does anyone know of a list of colleges and universities who were
> > working on making
> > on-line courses available to persons who are blind or deaf.
> >
> > I know that some campuses are ahead of the curve
> > on this -- if there isn't a list, do you know which campuses are
> > making strides?
> >
> > thanks for any info --
> >
> >
> > --
> > ====================================
> >
> > Alice Anderson
> > Technology Accessibility Program (TAP)
> > Division of Information Technology (DoIT)
> > University of Wisconsin-Madison
> > http://www.doit.wisc.edu/accessibility/
> > Telephone: 608.262.2129
> >
> > ===================================
> >
> > "Simple things should be simple;
> > complex things should be possible."
> > Alan Kay
> >
> >
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