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Agenda - Accessibility/Usability of IT Coordinating Group (Coordinating Group)

May 1, 2014, 11:00-12:00, at Union S., First Nations Rm (3rd floor)

  1. Agenda Review
  2. New co-chairs: Joyce and Todd!
    • Need to check in with sponsors to make sure we are producing what they want.
    • Need to do a report to the sponsors, supposed to be quarterly.
    • For future agenda:
      • Diversity is closely related to accessibility. 
      • Don't want to lose connection to Usability
  3. Review results of previous meeting
    Handout: ITAccessCG Meeting 2014-04-17 Joint
    Action: None
  4. Teaching and Learning Symposium – May 19-20.
    Subcommittee status
    • Matt will make a google docs signup sheet
    • Otherwise, all set
  5. Organization of web accessibility guidelines and supporting material
    Discussion: Review draft documents.
    Action: Deferred.

  6. Report to the sponsors
    Handouts: Questions:
    • At a high level, what are our greatest needs, as a team, or as a campus, that the sponsors might be able to address?
    Action: Deferred.
  7. Content Management Templates. Progress check.
    • Evaluators should send their results to Gary, who will add them to the spreadsheet.
    • Todd and Joyce will work on those remaining

Future agenda items: (in no particular order)

  • Follow up with Garrett, re: 4/17 meeting (suggested at May 1, 2014 meeting)
  • Accessibility and Diversity: related (suggested at May 1, 2014 meeting)
  • Plan on FAE 2.0 site crawling demo for next meeting (suggested at May 1, 2014 meeting)
  • Proposal on how to organize future accessibility events. See: email exchange on the topic. 
  •   Discuss how to proceed further with OSU document.
  • Brainstorm "Resources to help developers and content providers to incorporate accesssibility into their existing processes"  
  • How to start approaching "mobile" accessibility. Invite Dave Schroeder to attend for that discussion.
  • Go over the implications of the new Wisconsin law on accessibile educational materials in higher education.

Future Dates:

  • Teaching and Learning Symposium – May 19-20, 2014, see:
  • National Disability Employment Awareness Month – October, 2014, see
  • Possible workshop sponsored by the Coordinating Group? – October, 2014?
  • Accessing Higher Ground conference – Nov 17-21, 2014, see:
  • Community of Educational Technology Support (ComETS) annual meeting – January, 2015, see:
  • Possible workshop sponsored by the Coordinating Group? – March, 2015?
  • Showcase 2015? – April, 2015?
  • Teaching and Learning Symposium – May, 2015?

Furture meetings:

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Coordinating Group Members:

Sandi ArendalkowskiDoIT MarketingSteven BoldtDCSGary De CluteCIO Office
Brendon DybdahlHousingApril EbacherDoIT ADIRyan EngelLSS
Matt GoinsDoIT PTEAndy GoldsteinDoIT ATLaura GradyDoIT Marketing
Jamie GutkowskiDoIT ADIJohn HareDoIT EIS  
Jini JastiLaw SchoolHaley KerkhoffDCSAl NemecCALS
Jessie NemecLibraries

Casey Schacher

LibrariesTodd Schwanke, (co-chair)McBurney Center
James SkempBusinessGarrett SmithDoIT ATPhyllis TreigeDoIT Marketing
Nick WeaverUniv. MarketingPeter Weil (co-chair)Univ. Marketing  
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Phil JochimsenDoIT EISLee KonradLibraries  
vacant, (sponsor)CIO OfficeCathy Trueba, (sponsor)Office of Compliance  



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