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What is EOWG?

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A short presentation on what Education and Outreach Working Group in W3C is doing.

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What is EOWG?

  1. 1. WHAT IS EDUCATION AND OUTREACH WORKING GROUP? Eric Eggert, W3C IRC: #eo
  2. 2. WHAT IS EOWG DOING?
  3. 3. SCOPE Contributing to the understandability, approachability, and ease- of-use of other WAI Working Groups' deliverables, where possible through EOWG liaisons embedded in other groups.
  4. 4. SCOPE Developing support material, in collaboration with other WAI Working Groups, to help developers, designers, authors and others understand, use, and implement WAI standards, including introductory and advanced resources.
  5. 5. SCOPE Encouraging and facilitating international standards harmonization through awareness and uptake of WAI standards, Authorized Translations, and supporting resources.
  6. 6. SCOPE Promoting WAI's work on mobile accessibility, HTML5 accessibility, and other emerging areas.
  7. 7. SCOPE Improving findability of W3C's web accessibility resources.
  8. 8. SCOPE Engaging with the broad web communities and disability communities to advance web accessibility and WAI work.
  9. 9. SCOPE Identifying education and outreach needs around web accessibility, developing strategies to address those needs, and creating and maintaining a wide range of education and outreach resources to meet identified needs.
  10. 10. WHO IS INVOLVED?
  11. 11. CHAIRS BRENT BAKKEN (Pearson) SHARRON RUSH (Knowbility)
  12. 12. TEAM CONTACTS ERIC EGGERTSHAWN LAWTON HENRY
  13. 13. PARTICIPANTS BEFORE: 12 PARTICIPANTS, 8 ACTIVE, 6 INVITED EXPERTS TODAY: 31 PARTICIPANTS, 21 ACTIVE, 3 INVITED EXPERTS
  14. 14. MEMBER ORGS KNOWBILITY, PEARSON, IBM, DEQUE SYSTEMS, COMCAST, THE PACIELLO GROUP, AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT INFORMATION MANAGEMENT OFFICE (AGIMO), EDUCATIONAL TESTING SERVICES
  15. 15. SOME OF OUR 
 (80+) RESOURCES
  16. 16. HOW TO MEET WCAG 2.0 HTTPS://WWW.W3.ORG/WAI/WCAG20/QUICKREF/
  17. 17. HOW PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES USE THE WEB HTTPS://WWW.W3.ORG/WAI/INTRO/PEOPLE-USE-WEB/
  18. 18. TIPS FOR GETTING STARTED HTTPS://WWW.W3.ORG/WAI/GETTINGSTARTED/TIPS/
  19. 19. EASY CHECKS HTTPS://WWW.W3.ORG/WAI/EVAL/PRELIMINARY
  20. 20. EVALUATION TOOLS LIST HTTPS://WWW.W3.ORG/WAI/ER/TOOLS/
  21. 21. WCAG-EM REPORT TOOL HTTPS://WWW.W3.ORG/WAI/EVAL/REPORT-TOOL/
  22. 22. BEFORE AND AFTER DEMO HTTPS://WWW.W3.ORG/WAI/DEMOS/BAD/AFTER/HOME.HTML
  23. 23. WEB ACCESSIBILITY TUTORIALS HTTPS://WWW.W3.ORG/WAI/TUTORIALS/
  24. 24. WEB ACCESSIBILITY PERSPECTIVES VIDEOS HTTPS://WWW.W3.ORG/WAI/PERSPECTIVES/
  25. 25. WEB ACCESSIBILITY PERSPECTIVES VIDEOS HTTPS://WWW.W3.ORG/WAI/PERSPECTIVES/
  26. 26. HOW TO KEEP THE BALL ROLLING
  27. 27. RESOURCE MANAGERS
  28. 28. RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT LIFE CYCLE
  29. 29. ALSO: WAI SITE TF REDESIGNING AND ADDING BETTER FINDABILITY TO W3.ORG/WAI
  30. 30. LET’S COLLABORATE!
  31. 31. DISCUSSION MORE INFORMATION ON EOWG: HTTPS://WWW.W3.ORG/WAI/EO/

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