Invitation to Mike Elledge's day at York

Daphne Ogle daphne at
Fri Oct 26 17:02:48 UTC 2007

This sounds like it will be very interesting.  Any chance we could  
connect via video conference?


On Oct 26, 2007, at 9:46 AM, Herb Wideman wrote:

> Mike Elledge will be visiting York on Thursday November 1st to give  
> a talk to the university community on Web accessibility (see talk  
> description below). Mike will also be working with the Moodle UX  
> testing group from noon until about 2:45. He will be training and  
> coaching us in accessibility walkthrough procedures, the use of  
> accessibility checking and evaluation tools, and the use of text  
> readers for accessibility testing. Fluid participants are more than  
> welcome to attend all or part of the day's activities. If you plan  
> to be there for the afternoon session please let me know ASAP  
> (herb at so I can ensure you have a laptop and Moodle  
> account available to participate fully in the planned activities.
> Title:        Web accessibility: Why it's important, what to look  
> for and how to do it
> Speaker:     Mike Elledge, Michigan State University
> Date:         Thursday, November 1st
> Time:         10:00 am to 11:30 am
> Location:     TEL Building, York University, room 1009 (map: http:// 
> Description:
> In this presentation, Mike Elledge will provide background  
> information and examples of why accessible design is important and  
> how it benefits people, with and without disabilities. He will then  
> indicate what to look for when determining whether a design is  
> accessible, and provide a set of guidelines to help ensure your  
> design will be accessible.
> Herb Wideman
> Senior Researcher
> Institute for Research on Learning Technologies
> York University
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Daphne Ogle
Senior Interaction Designer
University of California, Berkeley
Educational Technology Services
daphne at
cell (510)847-0308

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