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Moodle and Accessibility
Your hosts todayRyan Thomas Chad Leaman
Neil Squire Societyhttp://www.neilsquire.ca@neilsquiresoc
Global Accessibility Awareness Dayhttp://www.globalaccessibilityawarenessday.org@gbla11yday | #gaad
Thank You – Lambda SolutionsLambda Solutionshttp://www.lambdasolutions.net
Thank You – Inclusive MediaInclusive Media and Designhttp://www.inclusivemedia.ca
Moodle and Accessibilityhttp://www.moodle.org@moodler
e-Learning at Neil Squire Society
Types of Accessibility / Disability• Vision• Auditory• Cognitive• MobilityGraphic from Deque Systemshttp://www.deque.com
Moodle Demo with Jawshttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GDGDnLh5QVA&t=01m39s
Moodle and Accessibility• Good?• Bad?• Trouble on horizon?
Accessibility built right into Moodle• Profile: Screen Reader• Skip links over Blocks• Requires ALT tags for images• Brows...
Simple Accessibility Tests• Select All• Only use keyboard• Fangs (Firefox add-on)• WAVE toolbar
Course Designer Tips• Don’t “click here.”• Use Semantics: <li>, <h1> <h2> <h3>, <div>• Filters are useful
Youtube Player Examplehttp://christianheilmann.com/category/youtube/
Neil Squire Badges
Text-to-Speech (Screen Reader)https://moodle.org/plugins/view.php?plugin=block_tts
Neil Squire Societyhttp://www.neilsquire.cachadl@neilsquire.ca
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Slides used to support the presentation and demo of Moodle and Accessibility, as part of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, May 9 2013. Recording of webinar is posted at http://www.neilsquire.ca/latest-news/global-accessibility-awareness-day/

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Moodle and accessibility - Neil Squire Society

  1. 1. Moodle and Accessibility
  2. 2. Your hosts todayRyan Thomas Chad Leaman
  3. 3. Neil Squire Societyhttp://www.neilsquire.ca@neilsquiresoc
  4. 4. Global Accessibility Awareness Dayhttp://www.globalaccessibilityawarenessday.org@gbla11yday | #gaad
  5. 5. Thank You – Lambda SolutionsLambda Solutionshttp://www.lambdasolutions.net
  6. 6. Thank You – Inclusive MediaInclusive Media and Designhttp://www.inclusivemedia.ca
  7. 7. Moodle and Accessibilityhttp://www.moodle.org@moodler
  8. 8. e-Learning at Neil Squire Society
  9. 9. Types of Accessibility / Disability• Vision• Auditory• Cognitive• MobilityGraphic from Deque Systemshttp://www.deque.com
  10. 10. Moodle Demo with Jawshttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GDGDnLh5QVA&t=01m39s
  11. 11. Moodle and Accessibility• Good?• Bad?• Trouble on horizon?
  12. 12. Accessibility built right into Moodle• Profile: Screen Reader• Skip links over Blocks• Requires ALT tags for images• Browser Zoom
  13. 13. Simple Accessibility Tests• Select All• Only use keyboard• Fangs (Firefox add-on)• WAVE toolbar
  14. 14. Course Designer Tips• Don’t “click here.”• Use Semantics: <li>, <h1> <h2> <h3>, <div>• Filters are useful
  15. 15. Youtube Player Examplehttp://christianheilmann.com/category/youtube/
  16. 16. Neil Squire Badges
  17. 17. Text-to-Speech (Screen Reader)https://moodle.org/plugins/view.php?plugin=block_tts
  18. 18. Neil Squire Societyhttp://www.neilsquire.cachadl@neilsquire.ca

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