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Fiscal Year 2018

Contact the Accessible Media Coordinator

Robert Starr
Accessible Media Coordinator

Assistive Technology Initiative
MS: 6A11
Voice: 703-993-5644
Fax: 703-993-4743
rstarr@gmu.edu

Contact the IT Accessibility Coordinator

Kristine Neuber
IT Accessibility Coordinator

Assistive Technology Initiative
MS: 6A11
Voice: 703-993-9815
Fax: 703-993-4743
kneuber@gmu.edu

Have Assistive Technology Questions? Contact Us!

Jackie Servello
Assistive Technology Specialist

Assistive Technology Initiative
MS: 6A11
Voice: 703-993-4329
Fax: 703-993-4743
jservell@gmu.edu

Have questions? Contact the ATI:

Assistive Technology Initiative
MS: 6A11
Voice: 703-993-4329
Fax: 703-993-4743
ati@gmu.edu

Faculty/Staff Participants: 40Total processed bar chart. Documents 498, Pages 7956

Number of Documents Processed:

  • 498 documents
  • 7,956 pages

Average turnaround time: Approx. 2 weeks (during beginning of semester)

Average document length: Approx. 15 pages

By Format:

By Format pie chart. Powerpoint 196, 39%. Word 147, 30%. PDF 155, 31%

  • 196 PPT (39%)
  • 147 Word (30%)
  • 155 PDF (31%)

By Type of Request:

  • 49% Compliance (244 requests – 62% SOUPR)
  • 51% Disability Accommodation (254 requests)

Format-specific findings:

Type of request pie chart. Compliance 244, 49%. Disability Accommodation 254, 51%

  • Word
    • Syllabi most commonly submitted Word document
    • More common to have tables than images
  • PPT
    • Most faculty use built-in layouts
    • More training needed with respect to use of nested tables, grouping images, alternative text
  • PDF
    • Articles pulled from databases or web
    • Scans of hard-copy resources/scans of scans

Only one instance where same document was used in another course