[Athen] experience with Canvas LMS accessibility?
petri.1 at osu.edu
Fri Nov 15 08:22:02 PST 2013
Thanks Dan and Hadi. I'll pass this along.
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Ken Petri, Program Director
Web Accessibility Center, ADA Coordinator's Office and Office for
102D Pomerene Hall | 1760 Neil Ave. Columbus, OH 43210
614-292-1760 Office | 614-218-1499 Mobile | 614-292-4190 Fax
petri.1 at osu.edu wac.osu.edu
On Thu, Nov 14, 2013 at 5:58 PM, Dan Comden <danc at uw.edu> wrote:
> I've already chimed in (a while back) about some of the problems with
> Canvas accessibility, so I won't rehash as they're probably no longer
> current. As far as I can tell, many of the more serious issues are on the
> instructor-facing side of things, with a gradebook that's completely
> inaccessible for keyboard, speech input, or screenreader users.
> Probably the most challenging aspect of assessing the accessibility of
> Canvas is the fact that updates are constantly being applied to the LMS and
> as far as I know, institutions cannot freeze any particular release. I've
> been told that updates are being rolled in every two weeks. Not only does
> this mean that the behavior of Canvas can change as far as location of
> controls and features, it makes any accessibility evaluation very time
> sensitive. Having a freshness date on any evaluation is going to be vital.
> -*- Dan
> On Thu, Nov 14, 2013 at 12:19 PM, Ken Petri <petri.1 at osu.edu> wrote:
>> Has anyone done an independent review of Canvas accessibility or have any
>> general impressions? OSU looked at it last year and we had some misgivings,
>> but I've heard it's improved.
>> I have a colleague at Northwestern who is considering it.
>> [image: The Ohio State University]
>> Ken Petri, Program Director
>> Web Accessibility Center, ADA Coordinator's Office and Office for
>> Disability Services
>> 102D Pomerene Hall | 1760 Neil Ave. Columbus, OH 43210
>> 614-292-1760 Office | 614-218-1499 Mobile | 614-292-4190 Fax
>> petri.1 at osu.edu wac.osu.edu
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> -*- Dan Comden danc at uw.edu <danc at washington.edu>
> Access Technology Center www.uw.edu/itconnect/accessibility/atl/
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