An accessible Learning Environment: Experiences with Blackboard
Blackboard has an accessibility policy statement and provides details on their website
Chris Cann, Simon Ball and Allan Sutherland (2003) Towards Accessible Virtual Learning Environments, http://www.techdis.ac.uk/resources/VLE001.html
Report on virtual learning environment user testing project (Jan 2003)
CETIS Making E-Learning Accessible.
Various Adobe sites of use
Creating Accessible Adobe PDF Files: A Guide for Document Authors:
and Reading PDF Documents with Adobe Reader 6.0: A Guide for People with Disabilities http://www.adobe.com/enterprise/accessibility/pdfs/acro6_cg_ue.pdf
They also have a general Create Accessible Content page:
and of course the main accessibility site is
The ALERT Project
Comment from Texthelp on compatibility with Blackboard
Tel +44 2894 428105
Fax +44 2894 428574
Read & Write 7 is fully compatible with Blackboard. Texthelp Systems work closely with Blackboard to ensure complete compatibility.
The Bbmatters site
The username is bbmatters
The password is member
Disability simulation site
Gives some idea of the problems that various disabilities may have when using IT.