Category: Brownbag Archives

Functional Accessibility Evaluator 2.0

Speaker

Jon Gunderson, Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology Accessibility, at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Description

Demonstration of the new version of the online Functional Accessibility Evaluator (FAE) tool that analyzes websites for adherence to accessibility requirements. The new FAE 2.0 analyzes sites for the accessibility requirements defined by the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 Single A and AA Success Criteria. It supports accessible and usable design in coding practices such as the W3C Accessible Rich Internet Application (ARIA) 1.0 specification.

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UIC.edu and the New Brand Guidelines

Speakers

Phil Weiler, Senior Executive Director of Marketing and Brand Management

Kim Charles, Director of Digital Communications

Description

An introduction to the refreshed UIC Brand Guidelines and a preview of how they will be implemented into the new UIC.edu which is expected to launch summer 2015.

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Video Captioning

Speakers

Sonya Booth, Director of Campus Communications & Editor, UIC News

Sheila Vemmer, Videographer, UIC News Graduate Assistant

Description

Demonstration of how to make videos meet accessibility requirements with captioning. Includes how to create captioning for videos on a YouTube Channel and on digital displays around UIC. Steps for YouTube captioning (PDF)

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Credit Card Payments

Speaker

Marc Henkel, Director of Business Systems Analysis

Description

Discussion on how to add credit card payments to campus websites and Q & A on needs for more tools and resources for adding this capability to their sites.

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Interactive Campus Map

Speakers

Patricia Pac, Assistant Director, Facility and Space Planning

Haritha Siddabathuni, Assistant Director, Facility and Space Planning

Will Meredith, IT Technical Associate, Academic Computing and Communications Center

Description

Demonstration of UIC’s new interactive campus map — maps.uic.edu — and discussion of how the campus community can contribute to the map data. Additional discussion of other campus initiatives to standardize map information for use across platforms, such as websites, digital displays, mobile, etc.

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OrgSync Web tools

Speaker

Joy Vergara, Director, Campus Programs

Description

Demonstrate of the new OrgSync Web tools for student organizations and discussion of the benefits to UIC departments that want to highlight student engagement.

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