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FYI: CSUN presentation on LMS Accessibility Comparison

From: Jeanne Spellman <jeanne@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2011 22:03:26 -0400
Message-ID: <4DA7A76E.8060508@w3.org>
To: AUWG <w3c-wai-au@w3.org>
This was an interesting presentation I attended at CSUN 2011 comparing 
accessibility of 4 different Learning Management Systems: Blackboard, 
Desire2Learn, Moodle, and SAKAI.

They did the evaluation based on their own ideas of what constituted 
accessibility, but the results may be of some interest.


-------- Original Message --------
Subject: CSUN presentation on LMS Accessibility Comparison
Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2011 07:16:54 -0500
From: Rangin, Hadi Bargi <hadi@illinois.edu>
To: Rangin, Hadi Bargi <hadi@illinois.edu>
CC: petri.1@osu.edu <petri.1@osu.edu>, Marc Thompson 
<thompso1@uiuc.edu>,	Richwine, Brian L <brichwin@indiana.edu>

Hello everyone,

My sincerest apologies for the delay, but finally the paper on LMS 
accessibility is here.

My colleagues and I would like to underscore that this is an ongoing 
project, and some of the testing is still in progress and/or under 
investigation. We welcome your feedback on this project.

We are considering expanding this kind of accessibility/usability 
evaluation to other products, such as library resources, communication 
systems, e-mail systems, etc. If you find such projects helpful, it 
would be great if you could also help us in these efforts. Please drop 
me a note if you are interested in helping enhance the criteria, 
performing accessibility/usability testing for any of these LMS.

Here is the link to the paper. Once you are on that page, you might want 
to open the LMS-specific results in new browser tab/window 
(control+enter or shift+enter respectively):

A Comparison of Learning Management System 

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