Web Accessibility Policy

Basic information

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    • 沟通和市场营销,学生成功中心,加尔文信息技术
  • Issued: April 4, 2019

The power of the Web is in its universality. 人人不论残疾都能获得服务是一个重要方面.” Tim Berners-Lee, creator of World Wide Web

加尔文大学致力于创造一个多元化和包容蓬勃发展的氛围. bat365旧网址的承诺包括欢迎来自不同种族的社区成员, ethnicities, cultures, genders, and abilities.

Policy

The purpose of this policy, in accordance with federal and state law, 是否方便及核实透过加尔文提供的资料.edu is accessible and functional for people of all abilities, particularly those with visual, 听力或体力障碍或其他需要使用辅助技术获取信息的人. 加尔文致力于为残疾人提供平等的受教育机会和技术机会.

Scope

本政策适用于所有进行核心行政或学术活动的大学网页和网站1. 加尔文的教师和工作人员负责实施和确保他们的网络内容的访问——作为他们在大学的官方角色的一部分——根据适用的联邦和州法规2.

这项政策不适用于学生发布的网页和网站, employees, 以及与核心行政或学术活动无关的独立项目.

Web accessibility standards

  • WCAG 2.0, 等级AA的一致性将是评估bat365旧网址网站存在的可访问性的技术标准.
  • As technologies advance, the university will continue to consider, and may adopt, additional standards at the recommendation of the communications and marketing department; however, 在任何情况下,任何附加标准都不应被解释为减少或否定现有的技术标准.

The Web Accessibility Coordinator will:

  • have sufficient knowledge, 理解和运用大学网站无障碍标准的技能和经验;
  • be housed in the communications and marketing department;
  • 定期审核大学网页的内容,以符合“无障碍网页标准”;
  • document and evaluate problems identified through audits; and
  • 确保大学采用的网站可访问性标准被记录在Calvin的网站上.

Web Accessibility Coordinator contact person

The Web Accessibility Committee will:

  • 由(至少)一名来自下列办公室或部门的参与者组成:通讯和市场, Center for Student Success, and information technology;
  • 制定及订定程序,以确保网页内容符合大学的网页无障碍标准;
  • 制定程序,以确保对不符合“网页易读性标准”的网页内容进行评估, if necessary, remediated within a reasonable period of time; and
  • 制定程序来评估和响应Web可访问性政策的异常请求.

Third-party compliance with accessibility

  • Calvin information technology will work to incorporate Web Accessibility Standards compliance validation into the IT purchase process; and
  • 协助网页无障碍协调人制定方法,以追踪符合培训要求的情况.

Accessibility training

无障碍网页协调人及无障碍网页委员会会:

  • develop an annual training program to educate staff, faculty and student employees who, as part of their official university functions, create, maintain, post or distribute web content, which may include, for persons who have been fully trained at least once, training requirements that include provision of this policy, 通知网页无障碍协调员的任何更新,并提供其姓名和联络资料;
  • verify that training is facilitated, in whole or in part, by an individual with sufficient knowledge, 理解和运用大学网站无障碍标准的技能和经验;
  • develop a system for verifying that all of the individuals identified above complete the training requirements of this policy; and
  • 与适当的大学实体合作,开发流程和程序,使完成年度培训成为进入大学网站的条件.
  • Training must, at a minimum, 解释网页可访问性政策,并讨论每个人在核实网页内容可访问性方面的角色和责任.

Calvin faculty, staff and student employees who create, maintain, 发布或分发网络内容,作为他们大学官方角色的一部分,将:

  • complete all accessibility training requirements defined by the web accessibility committee; and
  • 如果/当他们遇到可能无法访问的网页内容时,通知网页无障碍协调员.

Grievance procedure and reporting

Website accessibility issues should be reported to the web accessibility coordinator or by email to webmanager@www.melangepublishing.com. Any person can refer to the university’s Grievance Procedures for Persons with Disabilities as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Compliance

加尔文大学保留权利删除任何不合规的内容,如果其补救措施没有及时解决.

被发现反复张贴或发布违反本政策的网页内容的个人,可能被要求完成额外的培训或重复本政策中描述的无障碍培训项目. Subsequent violations may result in suspension of access to create, edit, 或发布网页内容和/或根据大学政策采取其他纪律处分.

Policy review

加尔文的网站无障碍政策将至少每五年进行一次审查,并根据需要由网站无障碍协调员进行更新.

Notes

1进行行政和学术活动的网页包括学生的网页, faculty, 工作人员或访客必须进入,以便有效地参与项目, service, or activity offered by Calvin University. Examples of such academic activities include admissions, registration, advising, and academic course work. Examples of administrative activities include financial services, human resources, 以及员工或访客经常使用的信息技术服务.

2《bat365线上平台》第508节,《bat365旧网址》第二章, Michigan Legislature Persons with Disabilities Civil Rights Act, Act 220 of 1976

*许多大学和大学的网站政策在bat365旧网址的网站可访问性政策的形成中进行了回顾. Particular thanks to Western Michigan University for its excellent example and administration.

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