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Montana Accessibility Interest Group

The Accessibility Interest Group convenes the first Friday of every month from 10am to 11am Mountain time. Use this link to join each session on Collaborate Ultra. You will need to download and use Chrome as your browser for current presentations.  Updates on the use of other browsers with Collab Ultra will be provided as more information becomes available.

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The table below contains documents used by presenters and previous presentations.
Presentation Date Speakers Topics Document Links
November 3, 2017 Bryan Gould and Geoff Freed
Cadet captioning and description tool
Bryan and Geoff Presentation Link
August 31, 2017 Marlene Zentz and Aaron Page
The Accessibility MOOC: Inclusive Online Course Design
Marlene and Aaron Presentation Link
May 5, 2017 Emily Moore
Interactive Science Simulations
Emily Moore Presentation Linkk
December 2, 2016 Tara Robertson
Testing Open Textbooks for Accessibility
Tara Robertson Presentation Link
December 2, 2016 Sue Doner
Testing Open Textbooks for Accessibility
Sue Doner Presentation Link
December 2, 2016 Amanda Coolidge
Testing Open Textbooks for Accessibility
Amanda Coolidge Presentation Link
November 4, 2016 Aaron Page
Updates in Math Content Accessibility
Aaron Page Presentation Link
October 7, 2016 John Rempel
AMAC Accessibility Solutions and Research Center
John Rempel Presentation Link
October 7, 2016 Janet Sylvia
AMAC Accessibility Solutions and Research Center
Janet Sylvia Presentation Link
August 5, 2016 Ryan Hazen
Inclusive Classroom Design and Pedagogy
Ryan Hazen Presentation Link
May 6, 2016 Heijung Kim
Pearson MyMathLab Accessibility
Heijung Kim Presentation Links
April 1, 2016 Jonathan Thurston Pearson Accessibility Guidelines Jonathan Thurston Presentation Link
February 5, 2016 Bryan Gould
Techniques for Describing Complex Images
Bryan Gould Presentation Links
December 4, 2015 Janet Sedgley
Captioning with DocSoft
Janet Sedgley Presentation Links
November 6, 2015 Sue-Ann Ma
Accessible Digital Content
Sue-Ann Ma Presentation Links
October 2, 2015 George Kerscher
Replacing PDF as the Standard for Accessible Published Materials
George Kerscher Presentation Links
September 4, 2015 Carl Marrelli
Designing an Accessible Web Conferencing System
Carl Marrelli Presentation Links
September 4, 2015 JoAnna Hunt
Designing an Accessible Web Conferencing System
JoAnna Hunt Presentation Links
August 7, 2015 Aaron Page
Math Accessibility
Aaron Page Presentation Links
May 1, 2015 Tom Siechert
Accessible Procurement
Tom Siechert Presentation Links
April 3, 2015 Kari Goin
UX/UI Accessible Experiences & Interfaces
Kari Goin Presentation Links
February 6, 2015 Jared Smith
Web Accessibility Lipstick on a Usability Pig
Jared Smith Presentation Links
December 5, 2014 Elaine Ober Pearson's Product Plan Elaine Ober Presentation Links
November 7, 2014 Bill Welsh Disability Services in Higher Education Bill Welsh Presentation Links
October 3, 2014 Neil Soiffer Math Accessibility Neil Soiffer Presentation Links
September 5, 2014 Timothy McHenry Read & Write Gold Timothy McHenry Presentation Links
August 1, 2014 Cindy Camp Accessibility through Captioning Cindy Camp Presentation Links
June 6, 2014 David Nolt Accessible PDFs
David Nolt Presentation Links
March 27 & 28, 2014 Varju Luceno Accessible text and EPUB3 Varju Luceno Presentation Links
March 27 & 28, 2014 George Kerscher Accessible text and EPUB3 George Kerscher Presentation Links
March 7, 2014 Sue Cullen CSUN's Universal Design Center Sue Cullen Presentation Links
February 7, 2014 Cheryl Pruitt Campus culture of accessibility Cheryl Pruitt Presentation Links
January 3, 2014 Aaron Page Student perspectives on accessibility Aaron Page Presentation Links
November 1, 2013 Greg Kraus Tools for checking web accessibility Greg Kraus Presentation Links
October 4, 2013 Terrill Thompson          University of Washington's accessibility resources Terrill Thompson Presentation Links
September 6, 2013 Jon Gunderson University of Illinois's accessibility history Jon Gunderson Presentation Links
September 6, 2013 Hadi Rangin University of Illinois's accessibility history Hadi Rangin Presentation Links