2016 TxDLA Conference

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016
1:30 PM - 2:20 PM: Breakout Sessions
A[ccessibility]-Team, ASSEMBLE!!!
Assemble your own Accessibility Team (A-Team)! Learn the roles of the A-Team, how to assemble the team, and how to facilitate an accessible learning management system. Walk away with practical applications for helpdesk, specialists, and administrators looking to take on issues pertaining to accessibility.
Track: Accessibility
Room: Bowie B (Floor 2)
Mr. Eric Nambo, Stephen F. Austin State University, Student Assistant: Accessibility Specialist
Eric Nambo's works and experience show his expertise as an accessibility specialist. As a contributor to earning D2L's coveted accessibility award, Desire2EXCEL2014, the 2014 Student Employee of the Year has taken it upon himself to design an HTML JAWS2D2L user guide, with skills learned at an internship with DARS.
Ms Janet Kamps, Stephen F. Austin State University, Coordinator, Distance Education
As Coordinator, Janet oversees faculty development and course development for online courses and coordinates internal and external data regarding distance education programs.

Janet holds a Master of Science degree in Educational Human Resource Development - Distance Learning (2000) and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Arts in Modern Languages - Spanish; both from Texas A&M University, College Station. She also holds Texas Teaching Certificates in both Spanish and History. Janet has broad experience as an educator including classroom teaching and department leadership. Janet worked four years as an Instructional Designer for Blinn College. Janet served two years as the Distance Learning Coordinator for the School of Rural Public Health, Health Science Center, Texas A&M University System. And in 2008 Janet worked as the Director of Instructional Technology in the Office of Information Technology, Health Science Center at Texas A&M Experience University System Director, Instructional Technology.