Meeting Notes - February 20, 2013

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{color:#333333}{*}1. Welcome, roll call, introduction of new member, McKenzie Erickson.*{color}
{color:#333333}{*}2. Quick review{*}{color} {color:#333333}{*}of last meeting's notes and outcomes.*{color}
{color:#333333}{*}3. Discussion:*{color}{color:#333333}* *{color}{color:#333333}As requested at last meeting, DIAGRAM supplied a master PowerPoint slide deck ({color}[DIAGRAM_Overview_v2.ppt|../../../../../../../../../download/attachments/57608472&highlight=DIAGRAM_Overview_v2.ppt#Meeting+Notes+-+February+20%2C+2013-attachment-DIAGRAM_Overview_v2.ppt]{color:#333333}) and a one-page Word document of talking points that explains what DIAGRAM is and why it’s important ({color}[DIAGRAMoutreachTalkingPoints.docx|../../../../../../../../../download/attachments/57608472/DIAGRAMoutreachTalkingPoints.docx?version=1&modificationDate=1364860119379]{color:#333333}). Improvements discussed were as follows:{color}
{color:#333333}{*}3. Discussion:*{color}{color:#333333}* *{color}{color:#333333}As requested at last meeting, DIAGRAM supplied a{color} {color:#333333}[master PowerPoint slide deck|^DIAGRAM_Overview_v2.ppt]{color} {color:#333333}and a{color} {color:#333333}[one-page Word document|^DIAGRAMoutreachTalkingPoints.docx]{color} {color:#333333}of talking points that explains what DIAGRAM is and why it’s important.{color} {color:#333333}Improvements discussed were as follows:{color}
* {color:#333333}In order for ppts to be accessible, they must either be supplied in RTF format, or, better yet, converted to a well-structured Word file with headings labeled with Level 2 heads.{color}
* {color:#333333}Need to add a section that talks about applications for end users. When speaking to students and faculty, need to be able to tell them how DIAGRAM products benefit them in the classroom. Need to show concrete examples.{color}
{color:#333333}{*}6. Next steps and action items:*{color}
* {color:#333333}DIAGRAM will convert PPT slideset to well-structured Word document. Will also create RTF version of ppt with Level 2 headings. Will circulate both to WG.{color}
* {color:#333333}Group will take starter slides and talking points and create specialized presentations/talking points for target audiences identified above:{color}
* {color:#333333}Group will take starter slides and talking points and create specialized presentations/talking points for target audiences identified above:{color}*# {color:#333333}Laurie Vasquez: will do a pilot webinar for AT specialists in her region. Feedback from that will help develop a standard DIAGRAM presentation for that target audience. Statewide conference coming in October.{color}
*# {color:#333333}Robert Jaquiss: will work on presentation/handout targeted to parents & students. NFB has a national meeting in July with parent/student seminars.{color}
*# {color:#333333}Ting Siu: will work on presentation targeted to K-12 teachers for a future conference.{color}
** {color:#333333}DIAGRAM “Office Hours” at CSUN: Thurs Feb 28{color}{color:#333333}{^}th{^}{color}{color:#333333}, 5pm -- 6:30pm. Drop by for a few minutes and say hello or settle in and stay awhile to discuss business with your colleagues\! Exact room will be emailed when we know it on Wednesday.{color}{color:#333333}{*}7. Next Meetings{*}{color}
** {color:#333333}DIAGRAM to schedule next meeting for May 2013.{color}
** {color:#333333}DIAGRAM “Office Hours” at CSUN: Thurs Feb 28{color}{color:#333333}{^}th{^}{color}{color:#333333}, 5pm -- 6:30pm. Drop by for a few minutes and say hello or settle in and stay awhile to discuss business with your colleagues\! Exact room will be emailed when we know it on Wednesday.{color}{color:#333333}[|^DIAGRAMoutreachTalkingPoints.docx]{color}