Usability for All: Improving the E-Learning Experience for Users with Visual Impairments

Wednesday, October 11 | 5:55PM–7:10PM | Exhibit Hall C, Table 14
E-learning is a powerful tool that enhances social inclusion. However, the use of accessibility and e-learning standards does not guarantee satisfactory inclusion for those with a disability. This presentation will describe a project aimed at the design of virtual education applications for persons with visual impairments following a user-centered design perspective.


  • Muriel Garreta

    Learning Services Director, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
  • Eva P. Gil-Rodríguez

    Processes Management Director, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
  • Magi Hill

    Technology Corporate Director, Grupo SM
  • Llorenç Jardi

    Accessibility Technician, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
  • Jordi Ribera

    Lecturer, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya

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