[Athen] Elluminate - accessibile or not?

Heidi Scher hascherdss at gmail.com
Wed Feb 25 10:06:29 PST 2009

MANY thanks to one and all for your comments! If anyone else has any
insight, feel free to speak up! I want to be sure that I have as many
current facts on accessibility (or lack thereof) when conversations take

I appreciate your time to respond!


On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 11:10 AM, Patrick Burke <burke at ucla.edu> wrote:

> Hi all,


> Our campus is piloting Elluminate this quarter. It has been a mixed bag for

> me using Jaws.


> They made substantial improvements in Elluminate 9 (released November-ish,

> 2008). The menus now work reliably via keyboard, & you can tab to all the

> controls. For efficient use it would still need a few more key commands to

> jump to the different areas of the screen.


> It did take me a while to get the audio working just right, but I never had

> the severe problems that Hadi describes. (Perhaps different soundcard

> setups, or ... who knows?)


> The Whiteboard section & Participant list still don't work for me. I will

> be submitting these & a series of minor issues in our feedback report to the

> Elluminate company.


> Patrick


> At 06:19 AM 2/25/2009, Heidi Scher wrote:


> Good morning all!


>> Is anyone familiar with the product called Elluminate Learning Suite? Our

>> institution is considering its use as a campus-wide solution for web

>> conferencing and possibly more uses as well. It will be under review over

>> the next few week, and I want to be ready with any questions related to

>> accessibility.


>> I would greatly appreciate any wisdom or helpful hints anyone has related

>> to Elluminate!!


>> Heidi




> --

> Patrick J. Burke


> Coordinator

> UCLA Disabilities &

> Computing Program


> Phone: 310 206-6004

> E-mail: burke <at> ucla. edu



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