Systems Approaches to Accessibility Course for Academia.edu

Academia.edu has commissioned Martyn Cooper to produce a short online course on “Systems Approaches to Accessibility”.  In brief, the course addresses the question: “Why is accessibility a systems design issue and not just an interface issue?”. The course outline is: A brief introduction to accessibility Notes on the difference between a systems-based approach and an …

Screen Readers for Accessibility Evaluations

The Open Source Screen Reader NVDA Yesterday I downloaded the Open Source Screen Reader NVDA (see: https://www.nvaccess.org/).  I need a fully functional screen reader to enable me to undertake detailed accessibility evaluations.  However, the challenge now is that I have to learn to drive it properly.  That will be a steep learning curve for a week …

Accessibility of Moodle eLearning Course

Accessibility review for a national church I was contracted by  former colleague from the Open University who is now the Instructional Designer for a national church.  They are producing a leadership course on the Virtual Learning Enviroment (VLE) called Moodle.  This is the same VLE that the Open University uses so I was familiar with …