W3CのWebアクセシビリティに関するオンラインシンポジウム "Easy-to-Read on the Web" (日本時間12/4 0:00-)

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名称:Easy-to-Read on the Web Online Symposium
主催: W3C/WAI Research and Development Working Group (RDWG)
時間:12/3 15:00-18:00(UTC) ※日本時間で12/4 00:00-03:00
参加方法: メールによる事前質問、電話会議、ライブキャプショニング(テキストによる実況?)、チャット
URL: http://www.w3.org/WAI/RD/2012/easy-to-read/
Text Customization for Readability Online Symposium 19 November 2012


Time: 15:00-18:00 UTC (times in different locations).

  1. Introduction to topic and symposium (15:00 – 15:10)
  2. Easy-to-Read Guidelines and impact on WCAG 2.0 (15:10 – 15:35)
    1. What are the key aspects of Easy-to-Read that must / should / “would be nice to have” added to WCAG 2.0 – where to draw the line.
    2. How to value the chances to implement a) Plain Language and b) Easy-to-Read in everyday web design processes and at what level should they be integrated into WCAG 2.0?
    3. Transferability of Easy-to-Read guidelines, concepts and tools between different languages and cultural contexts?
  3. Tools for Easy-to-Read (15.35 – 16.25)
    1. Based on research and experiences,
      • How to make WCAG 2.0 more concisely related to Easy-to-Read?
      • How to formulate guidelines which can be followed and implemented efficiently supported by tools?
    2. Are tools to support Easy-to-Read and Plain Language in practice sufficient in terms of a) covering areas and b) intended user groups?
    3. Do tools support transferability into other languages, cultural contexts and application scenarios (e.g. legal, medical, technical, … information)?
  4. Workflow, Process and Services of Easy-to-Read (16.25 – 16.50)
    1. What sets of guidelines are applied predominantly on the web: Easy-to-Read, Plain Language or others?
    2. Is there a need for transfer in other languages and cultural contexts and to build up Easy-to-Read test corpora?
    3. Is there a defined workflow for Easy-to-Read, would it be useful and how should it be designed?
  5. Short Break (16:50 – 17:00)
  6. Next steps and conclusions – Further questions and answers to the panel with input from the symposium participants (17:00-18:00)



Easy-to-Read Guidelines and Impact on WCAG 2.0

Tools for Easy-to-Read:

Workflow, Process and Services of Easy-to-Read: