Category Archive: Administrative

Oct 26

Location Map

Location Map for THATCamp Accessibility. Residence Commons is 'CO' on any campus directory.

From Tom, a map of exactly where we are meeting tomorrow AM. Second Floor, Residence Commons, Room 270 (faces back out towards the street).

Oct 25

Start time: 8am – 8.30

Hi everyone, The schedule for a THATCamp of course is designed bottom up, emerging from the interests of its participants. (If you’re signed up, please do suggest some ideas by logging into the site and posting!) But, we do have to have a bit of a framework for the day. This is what I’m proposing: …

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Oct 24

Partner Profile – Instructional Media Services

Logo for IMS and CUES

We are pleased to acknowledge the support and aid that our very own Instructional Media Services and the Carleton University Event Support groups have provided for THATCamp. IMS and CUES supports faculty and staff in the delivery of teaching and the use of classroom tech support. Through their generous support, we are able to equip …

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Oct 22

Registration for on-site participation now closed; Online participation still an option!

I’m dreadful at writing headlines, but that one, I think, captures the gist of it. We’ve now closed registration for physical attendance at Carleton on October 27th. However, virtual participation via our accessible online conference system will be available to all. We’ll be posting the exact links and access codes later this week. If you …

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Oct 19

One Week Till THATCamp!

Hi everyone! We’ve got a great group of campers signed up for THATCamp Accessibility. Some session proposals are starting to come in – if you’ve got an idea of what it is you’d like to talk about or explore, please post it, no matter how nebulous! I’m hoping that there will be a session on …

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Oct 04

Promotional Poster for THATCamp Accessibility

THAT Camp Poster for Print

Tom Pokinko has designed a fully accessible pdf poster promoting THATCamp Accessibility. Most pdfs that you might come across are filled with hidden elements that can trip up a screen reader device. Tom took our promotional materials, and redesigned everything so that they can be read by a screen reader without let or hinderance! Thank …

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Oct 03

Promoting an unconference on the radio

I was interviewed by the Live 88.5 Startup radio morning show last week; it aired yesterday morning. Here’s the clip. Enjoy! October 2 Unconference

Sep 20

Major new project on Accessibility and the Digital Humanities: BrailleSC

Profhacker today has an excellent post on accessibility issues and the digital humanities. It is an excellent post and worth a read by all who are interested in the intersection of DH and accessibility. I’m very intrigued, also, by the new project they announce, which is in partnership with WordPress For the 2012-2013 academic year, …

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Sep 18

Announcing a New Partner: Citizens With Disabilities – Ontario

We are pleased to announce that we are partnering with Citizens With Disabilites – Ontario to provide the accessible online conferencing system on October 27th. CWDO “actively promotes the rights, freedoms and responsibilities of persons with disabilities through community development, social action, and member support and referral.  [Their] primary activity is public education and awareness …

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Sep 18

Registration Period Open Until October 20th

In the interests of making this event as accessible as possible, and to give everyone who wants to the chance to participate, we’re going to keep the registration open until one week before the day. The registration period is open until the 20th, and we hope to have you with us on the 27th!

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