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OHIO DAN Events

The OHIO DAN will meet at 4 p.m. on the dates listed below. Please be sure to join the OHIO DAN so you can receive a calendar invite and a link to the Teams meeting. Meetings will also be recorded in case you have a scheduling conflict.

The agendas may be subject to change, but the planned topics are listed below. Each agenda includes a section called "Input and Ideas" which can be on the topic we discuss or anything else pertaining to digital accessibility.


2021 Planned Sessions

 

Thursday, February 25th, 2021 at 4-5 P.M. | Digital Accessibility 101
  • Introductions
  • Topic Discussion: Digital Accessibility 101
    • What digital accessibility means at Ohio University
    • Why this matters
    • Who does the IT Accessibility policy apply to
    • What are the legal implications
    • What does this mean for education
  • Intended Audience
    • Everyone
  • Ideas and input
Thursday, March 25th, 2021 at 4-5 P.M. | Purchasing Accessible Technology
  • Introductions
  • Topic Discussion: Purchasing Accessible Technology
    • Are IT products inaccessible for people with disabilities?
    • How can I find accessible products?
    • How long does it take for an IT accessibility review?
    • Can vendors make their products more accessible?
    • What should I look for in a product demo, what questions should I ask?
  • Intended Audience
    • Anyone who purchases, influences or approves software or digital services for the OHIO community
    • All P-Card users
    • Managers and leaders
    • Faculty and staff
    • Student organization members and leaders
    • Anyone else interested in this topic
  • Input and discussion

 

Thursday, April 29th, 2021 at 4-5 P.M. | Web Content Accessibility
  • Introductions
  • Topic Discussion: Web Content Accessibility Basics
    • Shocking web accessibility facts
    • Three most common content issues on Ohio University websites
    • What are three habits I can build to make the biggest impact?
    • WebCMS Training
  • Intended Audience
    • Anyone who updates OHIO websites
    • Managers and leaders
    • Faculty and staff
    • Student organization members and leaders
    • Anyone else interested in this topic
  • Input and discussion
Thursday, May 20th, 2021 at 4-5 P.M. | Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD)
  • Introductions
  • Topic Discussion: GAAD Social Hour
    • Celebrating Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD)
    • Did you learn anything new?
    • GAAD Scavenger Hunt Winners
  • Intended Audience
    • Everyone
  • Input and discussion
Thursday, June 24th, 2021 at 4-5 P.M. | Promoting Digital Accessibility in my Area
  • Introductions
  • Topic Discussion: Promoting digital inclusion in my area
    • Setting the example
    • Beyond setting examples
    • Building with, not for
    • Qualities of an advocate
  • Intended Audience
    • All OHIO DAN members
    • Anyone else interested in this topic
  • Input and discussion
Thursday, July 29th, 2021 at 4-5 P.M. | Video Accessibility
  • Introductions
  • Topic Discussion: Video Accessibility
    • Legal landscape
    • Captions vs. transcripts vs. audio descriptions
    • Producing with all audiences in mind
    • WCAG requirements
  • Intended Audience
    • Content developers and owners
    • Faculty, staff and students
    • Video producers
    • Managers and leaders
    • Anyone else interested in this topic
  • Input and discussion