[access-uk] Re: Blackboard with Jaws

Mike, as we both attend the same university, it is reassuring to know we can
both access Blackboard, but have the same feeling that it is cluttered,
takes time, but is manageable. (smile). 


Kind Regards,

Jackie Cairns

-----Original Message-----
From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
Mike Moore
Sent: 26 January 2012 13:34
To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [access-uk] Re: Blackboard with Jaws

Yusuf, 

No problem, if it is of any help.

If I can assist further, drop me a line.

Kindest,

Mike

MikeIs@xxxxxxxxxxxx
-----Original Message-----
From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
Yusuf
Sent: 26 January 2012 12:22
To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [access-uk] Re: Blackboard with Jaws

Cheers Mike, is it ok for me to forward your reply to the person from Uni?
Yusuf

On 26/01/2012 11:57, Mike Moore wrote:
> Yusuf,
>
> I use JFW and Blackboard regularly, both as part of my staff role at 
> the college and as a student at university.
>
> Accessibility is alright, there is a lot on the screen, but some items 
> can be collapsed, so this makes it less cluttered.  Use of the H key 
> for headings jumps you down through the different sections.
> Downloading is better than the old alternative "Web CT" platform, 
> downloading can be through linking Jaws cursor to PC cursor and a 
> right mouse click to start the process of downloading.
>
> A good function is the Alt and left arrow to go back, Web CT did not 
> allow this command, so it was a pain when looking for lecture notes etc.
>
> All in all, not perfect, but it is as manageable as websites in general.
>
> Regards,
>
> Mike
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On 
> Behalf Of Yusuf
> Sent: 26 January 2012 11:28
> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [access-uk] Blackboard with Jaws
>
> I've been asked by a disability advisor at Uni about the accessibility 
> of Blackboard with Jaws. I've never used Blackboard with my own 
> screenreader, never mind Jaws so don't have a clue. Is there anyone 
> here
who has used it?
> Yusuf
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