Public Community College
Web Accessibility Evaluation 2006
Policies, Training, Vendors
Institution Policies Training & Support Vendors
Will expand web tool assessment
process and responsive planning
Will subscribe to Accessible Content Magazine and provide training and
resources to BHC Web design staff.
Wilbur Wright Training will be provided for the webmaster.
Instructors are routinely notified about
student web accessibility needs via a
Disability Certification Letter from the
Student Support Services office
Training about web accessibility concerns is a regular part of the fall and spring
in-service meetings for full- and part-time faculty and staff. Any remaining
unresolved issues are handled through the Student Support Services office
with staff acting as advocates/ troubleshooters to eliminate barriers to student
success. Since most courses now have at least some web-based
supplemental course material, this is an ever-present concern.
DuPage Develop accessibility policy
Will apply W3C guidelines for all new
development and revisions Training in best practices will be provided.
Harper Task Force on Electronic Accessibility Collaborate with other colleges and offer onsite training.
By Fall 2006, the Web team will create
a draft of the accessibility policies for
the Web Portal Steering Committee to
review. During Fall 2006, the team
plans to introduce accessibility to the
Technology Division and the
Instructional Development Center.
In Spring 2007, the Web team will work to create training material, including a
FrontPage "how to" checklist of accessibility, for use in an alternative delivery
format, like WebCT.
Action Plan #8 Develop a College
policy on web accessibility. January 30,
2007 . Action Plan #13 Inform all
faculty and staff of ADA policies and
implications for web accessibility.
Completed by September 30, 2007
Action Plan #11 As necessary conduct web accessibility training for staff
developing or maintaining web sites. Completed by September 2007.
Evaluate the need for policies related
Train Faculty/Staff Members. Participation in Illinois Functional Web
Accessibility Consortium. Update content management system for Faculty
to update many of their web resources.
Issues related to ADA accessibility will
be addressed to the IECC Webmaster
for review and action, if needed. These
will be addressed and communicated
to the Perkins and Marketing