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Web Standards Group: Meeting March 6th 2018

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Date and Time: 
March 6, 2018 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Location: 
Kerr Hall 2110 or https://ucsb.zoom.us/j/721359840
Agenda: 

Welcome new members

Review meeting minutes for February 2018

Privacy Awareness Month presentation recap

WSG videos on GauchoCast status

WTX update

IT Accessibility Policy Work Group kick off meeting recap

Siteimprove (accessibility checker) update from Kate Lucero, Adaptive Technology Specialist

UCSB Graphic Identity Guidelines update from Alex Parraga

Site of the month
https://www.ucsb.edu/

Resource of the month
Highcharts
https://www.highcharts.com/

Security tip of the month
Data Privacy
https://security.ucop.edu/resources/security-awareness/index.html#privacy

Lynda.com of the month
Graphic Design Tips & Tricks
https://www.lynda.com/Graphic-Design-tutorials/Graphic-Design-Tips-Tricks-Weekly/365959-2.html?org=ucsb.edu

GitHub issues
https://github.com/UCSantaBarbara/webguide/issues

Open discussion

Notes: 

Meeting Minutes:

Welcomed new members: Ayesha Jetley (Extension) and Tim Czerniec (KITP; not new member, but has not attended in awhile)

Reviewed meeting minutes for February 2018. Minutes approved by Gary Scott.

Privacy Awareness Month presentation recap

WSG videos on GauchoCast status

  • All WSG videos now captioned by Nobu Matsuo in Instructional Development using Verbit.ai. THANK YOU, NOBU!
  • Videos are now publicly available on GauchoCast
  • Go to https://gauchocast.ucsb.edu, click on “See all…” then click on “Web Standards Group” folder on the left

WTX update

  • Drupal 8 discussion, according to David Gurba

IT Accessibility Policy Work Group kick-off meeting recap

Siteimprove (accessibility checker) update from Kate Lucero, Adaptive Technology Specialist

UCSB Graphic Identity Guidelines update from Alex Parraga

  • Currently working with Shea Lovan in ETS to set up Pantheon custom upstream solution
  • Web font solution still in the works
  • UC Santa Barbara wordmarks available in Box in svg format
  • UCSB favicon available in Box
  • Update to tints and shades in color palette (p. 48 in Identity Guidelines) coming soon

Site of the month - https://www.ucsb.edu/

  • Launched 3/5/18 at 4:15pm
  • Quick Links available in top bar for segment-specific pages
  • Site search only, may switch back to Google custom search
  • Current search for Faculty & Staff links back the Identity People Finder; will be integrated in a few weeks
  • Events are on a cloud-based calendar hosted by Localist, fed from https://events.ucsb.edu/

Resource of the month

Security tip of the month

Lynda.com of the month

GitHub issues

Open discussion

  • Ayesha Jetley and Tim Czerniec introduced Extension’s Web Development Certificate that is in the works.
    • Ayesha and Tim are looking for instructors to teach various topics.
    • The certificate program is 3 quarters long.
    • Students are able to test out of subjects if they already have the skills.