Level Access (formerly SSB Bart Group) will be on campus for onsite AMP training on Tuesday, August 8th and Wednesday, August 9th from 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. AMP recently updated the tool’s interface and relaunched its browser extension as ACCESS Assistant. This training will provide hands-on sessions with the AMP trainers as well as allow the opportunity for questions regarding your use and workflows with AMP. Space for this training will be limited to 30 participants and you must register to attend. We ask that you send only one or two representatives from your area. The training sessions will be recorded for access at a later date. Lunch will be provided courtesy of Strategic Communications. Please email accessibility.ua.edu if you have any questions.
The sessions will run all day, so join us as you can in Gordon Palmer Hall to take advantage of topics ranging from accessibility to analytics.
8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
GP A204 I do(n’t) Belong Here
1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
GP A236 Level up Your WordPress Security
Hello from Baltimore, Maryland! This week, Rachel Thompson is joining UA Libraries’ Melissa Green for the Association of College and Research Libraries’ annual conference. Along with Vanderbilt University’s Melissa Mallon, they will present the panel, “Accessibility on the Library Horizon: The NMC Horizon Report > 2017 Library Edition”. This session examines, through the lens of accessibility, the important developments in technology presented in the latest NMC Horizon Report > Library Edition and offers a discussion of technologies on the five-year horizon for academic and research libraries, how they are expected to transform teaching and learning, and their potential to enhance and diminish accessibility and learning for students with disabilities.
CIT’s Emerging Technology and Accessibility is excited to announce the spring accessibility training schedules. The webinars and workshops include:
The workshops and webinars begin this week! Webinar access information will be sent shortly before the session. For more information or to register, please visit UA’s Technology Accessibility website and navigate to the “Workshops” tab.
The sessions will run all day, so join us as you can in Gordon Palmer Hall to take advantage of topics ranging from accessibility to student engagement:
GP A232: From Moodle to WordPress – what we learnt and why we moved
GP A236: Level Up: Centralized News and WordPress
GP A232: Effectively manage and scale WordPress multisite and the importance of insights
GP A236: The Making of a Web Team
GP A232: Shaping User Roles for Higher Education
GP A236: Learning from Drupal: Implementing WordPress in a Drupal-Majority Institutional Environment
GP A232 “Room 1” sessions will migrate to A342 for the remainder of the day’s schedule.
GP A342: “Let’s just build it!”: Seven years of framework development at Boston University
GP A236: WordPress as an LMS
GP A342: Higher Ed WordPress Showcase
GP A236: Site Directories and Member Profiles: A Custom Post Type Story
Discover more details about the WPCampus session programming by visiting their website at https://online.wpcampus.org/.
Join other campus web professionals and aficionados for the 2016 Accessibility Summit, a virtual, live two-day online conference. We will participate from Nott Hall, Room 151 on September 6 and 7 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM each day. Registration is needed to reserve your seat and to access session recordings.