Joe Gorup at Chicago e-Learning Showcase

Chicago, IL - Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Joe Gorup, CEO CourseAvenue, LLC has been invited to speak about accessibility in e-Learning at the third annual Chicago e-Learning & Technology Showcase, August 11, 2010. Gorup's presentation, "e-Learning under ADA and Section 508: Making e-Learning Accessible and Useable by All" will be featured in the Development/Authoring Tools track. The session will address the technological demands of ADA Section 508 on e-Learning course development; show the difference between technical compliance and usability; provide strategies to avoid the expense, errors, and maintenance issues of multiple course versions; and use real world examples to illustrate these points.

Attendees will leave with budget saving tips to avoid expensive development mistakes, a road map for faster course development, and a list of proven methods for efficient creation of courses that are also Section 508 compliant and actually usable by everyone.

Chicago an e-Learning Center

Chicago has become recognized as a world-class center for e-Learning. The event is hosted by Chicago International Society for Performance Improvement (CISPI), the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) Chicagoland Chapter, Society for Technical Communication (STC) Chicago, and Roosevelt University.

Attendees to the event will explore how cutting-edge media and interactive tools can boost performance and compress learning time. They will come away with job-enhancing strategies from leading e-Learning and performance experts. Those attending will be able to exchange tips and tricks with fellow e-Learning and technology practitioners at a private, catered networking event.

Event Location and Registration Details

This event will be held Wednesday, August 11, from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the University Center, 525 S. State St., Chicago IL 60605. Those interested in attending are advised to register early—last year the event sold out early. Register at

About CourseAvenue

CourseAvenue Studio—CourseAvenue's web-based authoring platform—enables teams to collaborate on e-Learning course development. Published courses are compatible with every SCORM and AICC conformant Learning Management System (LMS), including the company's own CourseAvenue Deliver. ADA and Section 508 compliance is built into the course Accessibility Player, eliminating the need for separate "accessible" course versions. In addition to custom content development services, the company also offers content conversion of PowerPoint and legacy courses.

More information on CourseAvenue's e-Learning software and services is available at, or by calling toll free 866-594-1296. International: 00-1-630-225-1222.

CourseAvenue, LLC
PO Box 50
Wheaton, Illinois 60187 USA
Toll Free: 866-594-1296
Phone: 630-225-1222
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