The Accessibility of Course Management Systems: Can You Read This If You're Blind?

Tuesday, March 13 | 10:30AM–11:15AM | Camelot/Third Floor
Session Type: Professional Development
The panel will highlight accessibility problems and strengths of WebCT, Blackboard, Desire2Learn, and Sakai and present recommendations for improvement. Using the most common tools (e-mail, quizzes, discussions, content delivery) from the students' point of view will be emphasized. The panel consists of experts in these course management systems and accessibility.


  • Mike Elledge

    Assistant Director, Usability & Accessibility Center, Michigan State University
  • Ken Petri

    Web Accessibility Center Director, The Ohio State University
  • Joe Wheaton

    Assoc. Professor, The Ohio State University
  • Kostas Yfantis

    Assistant Director, Teaching & Learning, LAS, Illinois, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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