Accessibility

Accessibility

In alignment with the SDSU Strategic Plan to foster "Equity and Inclusion in Everything We Do", the IT Division Accessible Technology Initiative (ATI) group is committed to launch and support a campus-wide digital accessibility program.

Description

SDSU, through its values of diversity and inclusion, is committed to prioritizing efforts that improve accessibility for all. SDSU’s goals, through the model of the Accessible Technology Initiative (ATI), include improving campus wide visibility and understanding of accessibility issues, and ensuring the university and CSU goals are aligned with universal design practices. The university community also commits to improvements to instructional materials, the procurement process and our campus web presence.

Goals / Deliverables

  • Cultivate and promote a culture of inclusive technology and digital information.
  • Make and sustain investments in staff, tools, and other resources to sustain accessible technology initiatives.
  • Assign clear and visible ownership of accessible technology oversight and support.
  • Exercise governance and accountability in meeting accessible technology compliance standards.
  • Provide supporting evidence in meeting accessible technology compliance standards.

Team Members

Name Area Name Area
Rahim Baker (ATI Coordinator) IT Division Jon Rizzo ITS
Kane Luong Aztec Shops Elizabeth Crosthwaite SASC
Ben Compton Aztec Shops John Love Chemistry
Jeff Ernst Strategic Communications Marc Pastor Library & Information Access
Candy Carson Student Affairs Quentin Skaggs Associated Students
Ginger Shoulders College of Arts & Letters Adrienne Hotaling Enrollment Services
Oliver Veralde Imperial Valley Campus James Durante Contract & Procurement Management
Sallee Spearman Library & Information Access Kathy Brown Aztec Shops
Rachel Raynoha SDSU Research Foundation Charla Mullen SDSU Research Foundation
Ricardo Fitipaldi IT Division Peter Delaney SDSU Research Foundation

RACI

  Accessible Technology Initiative        ATI Coordinator Instructional Material Working Group Web Working Group Procurement Working Group Accessible Technology Initiative Steering Committee Web ATI Programmer (TBD)
  Task/Deliverable
               
General Create a central accessibility site for ecerything ATI at SDSU and identify a repository to store documentation and success data for supporting evidence. A         C      C         C         I              R
General Update accessibility site to reflect current policy and procedures, training and support, frequently asked questions, and contact information        A         C     C        C         I              R
IM. Foster Engagement with studeents around Ally (for the LMS) utilizing timely marketing strategies.        A        R            I             C
IM. Create Ally training course for Faculty around UDL concepts in the LMS.        A        R            I  
IM. Promote UDL concepts and Ally tool in the LMS usergroup meeting.        A        R            I  
  Make and sustain investments in staff, tools, and other resources to sustain accessible technology initiatives.            
WEB Complete Siteimprove contract (automated web scan tool).        A        C        R                 I
WEB Siteimprove Implementation and training for campus web developers.        A        R                  R
WEB Explore additional robust functionality and support in OU.          R                  C
PRO Identity (Adobe, Sharepoint, and more) as current workflow platform to update ICT procurement process.        R        I         A         I              I
  Assign clear and visible ownership of accessible technology oversight and support.            
PRO. Update the current 508 Checklist(procurement) with the IT Security Assessment document for continuity.        R            A         I  
PRO. Identify ICT items (exceptions) that the campus has pre-approved for purchase to simplify purchase requests.        R             A         C               I
WEB Meet with Academic Affairs IT Web developers to identify research faculty at remote locations and the determine type of assistance needed (explore a mentor network for promoting web accessibility).        R        C           I               A
PRO. Review Campus auxiliaries current accessibility practices and workflows regarding procuring ICT (aztec shops, foundation, associated students).        R             A         I  
PRO. Review Student Health Services current accessibility practives regarding procuring ICT.        R             A         I  
  Exercise governance and accountability in meeting accessible technology compliance standards            
WEB Create a scan schedule using Siteimprove to track progress and baseline score model.         R        A                  C
WEB Inventory SDSU websites that are currently not scanned and ideentify and contact site owners for remediation         A        R           I              C
WEB Institute a remediation plan with site owners (for sites that are below the baseline score model).        A         R           I              C
PRO Unify the Information Communication Technology (ICT) procurement process with Information Security requirements.        A             R         I   
  Provide supporting evidence in meeting accessible technology compliance standards.            
PRO. Update campus Risk Assessment Matrix for reviewing ICT purchases in compliance with section 508.        R        I         A        C  
IM. Design an implementation strategy around Ally for full integration into the LMS.        C         R            I  
IM. Ensure CDI Fellows utilize the Ally tool in their new fully online courses.        C        R        

 

R - Responsible Assigned to complete the task or deliverable
A - Accountable Has final decision-making authority and accountability for completion. Only 1 per task
C - Consulted     An advisor, stakeholder or subject matter expert who is consulted before a decision or action is taken.
I - Informed       Must be informed after a decision or action is taken

 

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