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Accessibility Policy May Be Modified

September 25, 2018

The recently revised Policy on Accessibility of Information Technology has created some concern around 2 parts.
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Fall 2018 Accessibility eClasses

September 17, 2018

ITSS is pleased to offer 4 web accessibility eClasses this semester.
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Policy Update: Accessibility of Information Technology

August 27, 2018

This University of Minnesota Policy was revised on August 9 to help ensure resources are accessible.
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New Accessibility Recommendation Published

June 5, 2018

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1 address gaps in WCAG 2.0.
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Auto-Captioning for Kaltura

February 6, 2018

Videos uploaded to Kaltura in Moodle and Canvas now have auto-captions.
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Video Introduction to Web Accessibility and W3C Standards

January 3, 2018

The W3C Web Accessibility Initiative released a video introducing web accessibility and standards.
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New Audio Description Service for Inclusive Video

July 10, 2017

A new service for making video inclusive is available via the Multimedia Hub.
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May 18: Global Accessibility Awareness Day

May 1, 2017

Celebrate the occasion in 30 different ways.
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WCAG 2.1 Public Working Draft Released

April 10, 2017

Mobile access and people with low vision and cognitive disabilities are the focus of the next version of web accessibility guidelines.
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WCAG Principles and Implementation

May 2, 2016

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) has 4 guiding principles. Implementing them places people at the center of your web site.