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Re: Accessibility problems with Blackboard?

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 31 Mar 2002 18:30:33 -0500 (EST)
To: Denise Wood <denise_wood@operamail.com>
cc: Carol Foster <c.foster@umassp.edu>, <j.byrne@gcal.ac.uk>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0203311828190.12271-100000@tux.w3.org>
Except that their definition of accessibility is "does it have a text-only
interface" - there is nothing mentioned about whether there is support for
authors to create content that is accessible, or whether anything more
sophisticated than a text-only interface (for example the use of text
equivalents for functions and images provided) is available.

But a good resource anyway to start from.



On Sun, 31 Mar 2002, Denise Wood  wrote:

  For those of you who have expressed interest in information comparing
  different e-learning platforms I have come across another relevant site:

  The structure used for the reviews is very comprehensive and there is a
  comprehensive review of WebCT 3.7 but the review on Blackboard is lacking
  in detail. Also appears to be an older version of Blackboard that has
  been reviewed. Several other e-learning platforms are reviewed at this
  site and well worth checking out and bookmarking to check for regular
  updates of the reviews.


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