viernes, agosto 13, 2010

College Web Pages Are 'Widely Inaccessible' to People With Disabilities

College Web pages remain "widely inaccessible" to people with disabilities, despite some improvements in recent years, according to a recent >study

The study found that more colleges are deploying basic accessibility features, like adding alternative text to images so a blind student can understand them with read-aloud software. But those gains were offset by challenges from inaccessible emerging technologies. For example, a person with disabilities who can't use a mouse will often be stymied by a Web site that requires users to hover their mouse over a page element to trigger a sub-menu.

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Via Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education.

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