Blackboard Accessibility Interest Group

Campus Information Technologies and Educational Services (CITES) and Disability Resources and Educational Services (DRES)

University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign

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Teleconference Details

Date: 2008-04-10

Time: 2:00 PM EDT; 1:00 PM CDT; 12:00 PM MDT; 11:00 AM PDT

Agenda

  1. Recent organizational changes.
  2. Availability of and feedback on the BB-Testing WIKI page.
  3. Discussion of testing protocols under the HTML Best Practices/FAE categories and the Accessibility Evaluations Form.
  4. Assignments to review and retest Existing WebCT Issues and Blackboard Issues.
  5. Discussion of communication needs
  6. Date and time of standing meetings
  7. Additional issues

Minutes

BB-Testing Group Accessibility Teleconference Minutes 04/10/2008
Scribe: Mark Burris

Action Items

  1. Hadi or Mark: Ask Bb for access to update members on BB-Testing Listserve
  2. Mark: complete changes to BB-Testing page on BB Wiki
  3. Hadi will include the HTML Best Practices updates in the updated Accessibility Evaluations Form page.
  4. Hadi will retest WebCT Issues #5-10 so they can be reported to Behind the Blackboard.
  5. Mark will assign additional issues to BB-Testing Group members.
  6. Draft a letter requesting clarification of Blackboard's commitment to participation in teleconferences.

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Participants

  1. Jon Gunderson
  2. Hadi Rangin
  3. Mark Burris

Discussion

1. Recent organizational changes
2. Availability of and feedback on the BB-Testing page on the Blackboard Accessibility Interest Group WIKI (http://www.athenpro.org/wiki/Blackboard/WebCT)
3. Discussion of testing protocols under the FAE categories and the Accessibility Evaluations Form
4. Assignments to review and retest Existing Issues
5. Discussion of communication needs
6. Date and time of standing meetings
7. Additional issues

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