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Accessibility

Skip Nav

Skip Nav

Skip Nav link does not redirect keyboard control to the main content area; also, skipnavs are only perceivable by screen-readers, not by keyboard users with vision. When user tries to go back to the beginning of the main content by using the link at the top of the

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Patterned Navigation Buttons

Patterned Navigation Buttons

Buttons that have patterned backgrounds, need to be solid with appropriate levels of visual contrast. Buttons on course navigation have patterned backgrounds that make reading the text on the button difficult for some students to see. Example of Issue Students who have difficulty perceiving color, students with partial

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Inaccessible Narrated PPT Files

Inaccessible Narrated PPT Files

Narrated PPT files are inaccessible to many SWD (low vision, blind, HOH, Deaf) due to method of creation. Need to be replaced with accessible materials. PowerPoint is lacking accessibility for students who have visual and auditory impairments. The PowerPoint needs to be updated so all users with disabilities

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Activity Access with No Mouse

Activity Access with No Mouse

Most games, although technically not requiring mouse or vision, were so difficult to do without a mouse and vision that they were not an equivalent learning experience. Users with visual impairments doing online activities such as games and using only a keyboard are having a hard time using

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Keyboard Navigation

Keyboard Navigation

LMS keyboard navigation is not intuitive, and some controls are skipped when navigating via keyboard. Users with visual impairments need to be able to operate a keyboard to view content. They are unable to use devices such as mice that require eye-hand coordination. Also, people with mobility impairments

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Browser-Based Zoom

Browser-Based Zoom

Environment causes significant amounts of content to be hidden if browser zoom exceeds minimal magnification. Some users with visual disabilities enlarge page content for readability, but enlarging content on a page can sometimes cause layout problems and readability issues. Example of Issue Student enlarged page content and is

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External Application, My Virtual Child

External Application, My Virtual Child

Cannot evaluate; institution should perform due diligence to ensure accessibility of product and content. Software application used outside of LMS (Learning Management System) cannot be evaluated for accessibility. Institution needs to evaluate any program used for online coursework to be usable by people with disabilities. Example of Issue

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Color Coding

Color Coding

Color coding, with no other method of differentiation; appropriate alt tags and additional method of differentiation besides color should be added. Calendar entries, or other aspects of your course, need to have other differentiation methods besides color to ensure that all users can access information that is conveyed

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Formatting Tables (Webpage/LMS)

Formatting Tables (Webpage/LMS)

Tables need to be appropriately structured with informational headers.  Tables in documents or web pages need to have appropriate structural elements and informational headers in order for users of screen readers to be able to navigate and decode the information. Standard Guideline 1.3 Adaptable: Create content that

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