Table of Contents
- 1 Accessing Higher Ground focuses on the implementation and benefits of:
- 2 Who Should Attend
Accessing Higher Ground focuses on the implementation and benefits of:
- Accessible media, Universal Design and Assistive Technology in the university, business and public setting;
- Legal and policy issues, including ADA and 508 compliance;
- The creation of accessible media and information resources, including Web pages and library resources.
For institutions of Higher Education:
- there is a strong focus on campus accommodation, Universal Design and curriculum accessibility.
For businesses and other audiences:
- there are numerous sessions on best practices for web design, reaching untapped audiences through accessible design, and compliance with existing and anticipated Section 508 and ADA stipulations.
View last year’s program to see the scope of topics typically covered at AHG
Watch Videos from 2013 — 2016
- Watch the 2016 keynote talk
- Watch the keynote talk or plenary panel from 2015
- Watch clips of Voice over PowerPoint sessions from 2015
- Social media and accessibility , Gian Wild, AccessibilityOz
- Asking the Right Questions, Making the Right Decisions: Selecting Accessible Web-based Learning Tools , Aisha Jackson, University of Colorado Boulder
(note: Voice over PowerPoint sessions are the same as our other sessions except they do not include video of the speaker)
- Watch the keynote talk or plenary talk from 2014
- Watch general sessions from 2014:
- Tackling today’s Web-Based Learning Technologies: Issues, Challenges and Solutions , Kara Zirkle, George Mason University
- Collaboration and Faculty Development: Improving the Usability of Online Math , Kaela Parks & Alex Jordan, Portland Comm. College (2014)
(note: this 2014 session focuses on WeBWorK)
(note: this link will take you to the Promoting Universal Design in University Curriculum (UDUC) site).
(Note: this link will take you to our facebook page)
Who Should Attend
This conference is intended for:
- individuals who need to design or provide accessible Web, media, information resources and technology in the academic and business environment;
- faculty and administrators interested in ADA & Section 508 compliance;
- faculty and other professional interested in incorporating Universal Design content or UDL into curriculum;
- faculty and other professionals who wish to ensure that their curriculum is accessible.
In the past, audiences have included:
- web designers & project managers
- assistive technologists
- ADA coordinators
- human resource personnel
- persons with disabilities
- disability specialists
- course designers
- media specialists and programmers
- IT and communication managers
Question about the program or registration? Contact Howard Kramer via email or at 303-492-8672.