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RE: [Fwd: New Distance Learning Technology-Invitation To Beta Test]

From: Rich Caloggero <rich@accessexpressed.net>
Date: Tue, 9 Mar 1999 11:49:15 -0500
Message-ID: <01BE6A22.DBF8CAA0.rich@accessexpressed.net>
To: "'wai list'" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
I can't resist!
So we, as visually impaired users, are being asked to participate in a 
driver's ed. course specifically designed to be accessible to visually 
impaired users? What's wrong with this situation? <smile>

Seriously folks, making distance learning software accessible could be a 
big win for blind and visually impaired people. I think your doing a great 
job Mr. Kute.


On Monday, March 08, 1999 5:09 PM, David Poehlman [SMTP:poehlman@clark.net] 
wrote:
>
>
> ...putting me behind the wheel?...
>
> Isaac Kute wrote:
> >
> > The Royal London Society for the Blind and Eyecue Ltd. would like to
> >
> > extend an invitation to you and your members to participate in a BETA
> >
> > PROGRAMME for the new 'Dorton at a Distance' ECDL course.
> >
> > The European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) is the first Open and
> >
> > Distance Learning Course available under the Dorton at a Distance
> Programme.
> >
> > The course material and the delivery mechanism have both been
> specifically
> >
> > adapted to enable access by visually impaired computer users.
> >
> > The ECDL and other courses to come are being delivered using 
breakthrough
> >
> > Internet technology using the VITA System (Visually Impaired Training
> >
> > Archive).
> >
> > Whilst we are confident that the VITA software is stable, there will
> >
> > always be room for improvement in the accessibility and usability of 
the
> >
> > software, and it is only through the feedback of a wide range of real
> >
> > users that the optimal configuration will be achieved.
> >
> > This is a real opportunity for you to be heard and for you to
> >
> > get your accessibility needs met.
> >
> > Details of this exciting technology can be found on our Web site. 
Simply
> > point your browser to:
> >
> > http://www.dorton-coll.ac.uk
> >
> > You could also send mail to info@dorton-coll.ac.uk or use the return
> >
> > path to this message.
> >
> > Best Regards,
> >
> > Isaac Kute
> >
> > isaac@dorton-coll.ac.uk
>
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