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Tony Thomas <[log in to unmask]>
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UofMN Web Standards <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 11 Feb 2013 08:40:19 -0600
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Hi Everyone,

Phil Kragnes and Tonu Mikk will present at this Friday's meeting.

When: Friday, Feb 15 at 11:30am
Where: Education Sciences Building, Rm 325, 56 East River Road

Please RSVP here for pizza planning purposes:

http://www.saa.umn.edu/webstandards/register

Details:

The presentation by Phil Kragnes, Computer Accommodations Program, and Tonu
Mikk, Disability Services, will cover accessible HTML forms and the
quarterly accessibility assessment of select UMN domains.

They will cover the components of accessible forms. Topics for
demonstration and discussion include the following areas:

   - Structurally associating labels with form elements using the <label
   for> tag.
   - Structurally grouping and labeling sets of related form elements using
   the <fieldset> and <legend> tags.
   - Identification of required fields.
   - Form validation and error identification.

The second half of the presentation will provide an overview of a project
in which quarterly accessibility scans of the twenty most frequented
University of Minnesota Web sites are to be conducted and reports provided
to each Webmaster. The presentation will cover the following topics:

   - Impetus for providing this service.
   - Domains to be scanned and the rational for their selection.
   - What information the report will contain.
   - Continued access to the HiSoftware Compliance sheriff Web
   accessibility assessment application.

Details here:

http://webstandards.umn.edu/ai1ec_event/accessibility-tonu-mikk-phil-kragnes/?instance_id=27

Thanks,

Tony

-- 
Tony Thomas
Web Developer
University of Minnesota
Student Unions & Activities
300 Washington Ave SE, Ste 500
Minneapolis MN 55455

Direct: 612-626-9820
Fax:     612-624-7256
sua.umn.edu <http://www.sua.umn.edu>


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