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June 2013 DIAGRAM Training & Outreach Update

2013 June 27

DIAGRAM Webinar on Accessible Math: Registration Now Open

What tools are available for making math accessible online? Geoff Freed and Bryan Gould of WGBH’s National Center on Accessible Media will be joined by math accessibility researcher Steve Noble to demonstrate the latest and greatest tools for creating and reading accessible math. Register now to attend this brand-new live webinar entitled “Tools for Creating Accessible Math” on Thursday July 18 at 12:00pm Pacific time (3:00 p.m. Eastern). With this webinar you will…

  • learn what MathML is and how to use it to make math expressions accessible
  • see demos of how assistive technologies interact with Web browsers and reading systems to read MathML expressions
  • learn about tools such as Math Helper (part of the Poet image-description tool), MathJax, MathType and MathPlayer that help you create and display accessible math

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear the discussion and ask questions of this expert panel! Click here to register for this 60-minute session. Visit the DIAGRAM Training page to access closed-captioned recordings of all of our webinars and their associated PowerPoint slides.

Outreach Working Group Update

The Outreach Working Group will meet on Wednesday July 3, 2013 at 10 a.m. Pacific time to discuss strategy for a new short informational piece on the importance of image accessibility. Please contact Outreach Working Group Chair Julie Noblitt at julien [at] benetech [dot] org if you would like more information or have ideas for discussion, or visit the wiki to see meeting notes.

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