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   Our Mission: AMMUG exists to provide a collaborative environment and educational venue for digital media and application developers in the Auburn area.

Welcome to AMMUG

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This is the Internet home of the Auburn Multimedia Users Group. The foundational meeting was on December 7, 2005 at Auburn University. You may view much of the content on this site anonymously, but you will need to register and login (using the Secure Login link at the top of this page) before leaving comments, posting to the forums, or writing a blog entry.

If you have suggestions or comments about this site, please post them in the Website Forum or click on the forums menu item in the left side menu for a list of all forums.

Meetings are usually held on the third Thursday of each month at 10:00 AM, location may vary due to availability. Please check this page for updates on upcoming meetings and other information and sign up to receive email announcements. Thanks.


Please join us for our next meeting, to be held on Thursday, December 15, 2016, at 10:00 AM, in the Duncan Hall conference room (Room 112). See you there!
Map: http://auburn.edu/map/?id=113

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WordCamp Birmingham 2016

Word Camp Birmingham, AL WordCamp Birmingham is coming up this Saturday, October 29, 2016. It will be held at the Harbert Center in downtown Birmingham starting at 8:00 AM and running until 4:45 PM. Tickets are available on their website.


Notes From the September AMMUG Meeting

Upcoming Events:

  • Accessibility for Online Materials: Guest Speaker Dr. Scott Renner, Office of Accessibility - September 19-20, 2016

    Whether you teach in a classroom and augment your teaching with materials in Canvas or through other online resources or whether you teach completely online, you need to consider ensuring that your material design follows guidelines to ensure that the largest number of people can access your materials without major problems. Universal Design is part of the university’s strategic plan, and designing accessibility in mind is the law. Join us for some tips and tricks on how to make your course materials ADA compliant (ADA=Americans with Disabilities Act) and how to evaluate online resources for ADA compliance, delivered by Accessibility Expert Dr. Scott Renner from the Office of Accessibility.

    Monday, September 19, 3-4pm
    Tuesday, September 20, 11-noon

  • 2016 Alabama Assistive Technology Expo & Conference (ALATEC) - October 11-12, 2016

    ALATEC will provide an opportunity to see first-hand the latest in assistive technologies, practices and services for persons with disabilities that will increase the ability of such persons to access education, employment, housing, transportation, health care and leisure/recreation in the community of choice. ALATEC will provide professional development and training to increase the knowledge and skills in a variety of areas including, but not limited to: Adult Services, Education/Learning, Visual and Hearing Impairment, Communication, and Physical Accessibility/Mobility.

  • Tech Talks - October 19, 2016

    Higher education has been the epicenter of technological innovation for centuries; as these technologies have been adopted on campuses, education has evolved in profound ways. Join us for Tech Talks, as we drive the discussion of information and instructional technologies in higher education forward through talks, demonstrations, and poster sessions.

    Call for Proposals - Deadline - 9/15/16

  • Adobe MAX - November 2-4, 2016 - San Diego, CA

    The world’s premier creativity conference, MAX is an awe-inspiring mashup of over 9,000 of the world’s top creatives and best-in-the-business experts who come together to learn, share, create, connect and play.


Advice on Basic Accessibility Auditing from the Dreamweaver Team


SlossTech - The South's Newest Tech Festival is coming to Birmingham!

Sloss Tech is teaming up with Sloss Fest to offer an inspiring weekend that provides a venue for thought-provoking presentations and workshops covering the latest in creative thinking and emerging technologies. Sloss Tech's mission is to become a hub for our technological community to network, share ideas and push their boundaries of innovation.

Sloss Tech is inspired and managed by TechBirmingham, a 501 (c) (6) nonprofit organization. Sloss Tech helps us continue our mission of strengthening and promoting the technology ecosystem in the Birmingham region.

Birmingham, AL – The Lyric Theatre – Friday, July 15


Notes/Links from the May Meeting

AMMUG May 2016 Meeting

 

Photoshop

Typekit

UNC Launches an App Store for Educators

University of North Carolina

The University of North Carolina has launched a new educational app marketplace designed to streamline faculty access to the tools they need for tech-assisted teaching.


W3C Accessibility Information

Web Accessibility InitiativeW3C

How to Meet WCAG 2.0
A customizable quick reference to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 requirements (success criteria) and techniques.

WCAG-EM Report Tool
Website Accessibility Evaluation Report Generator