[Athen] Voice thread accessibility
erik.ferguson at pcc.edu
Mon Jul 27 15:10:57 PDT 2020
Please post to List. I am interested in hearing more on this topic.
On Mon, Jul 27, 2020 at 2:49 PM Wink Harner <foreigntype at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi ATHEN-ites,
> I am navigating a faculty training course in Blackboard through CUNY where
> I teach. Ironically, it's a course in accessibility & UDL, and one of the
> first components to complete is introductions via Voice Thread.
> I have experienced some real dead ends in Blackboard when trying to use
> Dragon NaturallySpeaking with other components. Voice Navigation does not
> appear to recognize any voice commands to navigate the program. When I
> reported to the course facilitators that I could not navigate the Voice
> Thread menus using Dragon NaturallySpeaking, the response I got was
> that Blackboard was making exceptional efforts in making Voice Thread
> accessible. It doesn't appear to be accessible unless one uses the keyboard
> and or the mouse. Does anyone have any inside tips or tricks on how to use
> voice recognition & navigation software (yes, you have permission to preach
> to me!) Or experience with glitches using JAWS or NVDA in navigation?
> Please contact me off-line. Thanks in advance!
> Wink Harner
> Accessibility Consultant/Alternative Text Production
> The Foreign Type
> Portland OR
> foreigntype at gmail.com
> This email was dictated using Dragon NaturallySpeaking. Please forgive
> quirks, misrecognitions, or errata .
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