[nabs-l] Jaws and Blackboard
Rachel at BeckerConsultants.com
Wed Dec 17 22:17:12 UTC 2008
I have not been able to turn in assignments on blackboard and I am also using JAWS 9.
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Behalf Of Cindy Bennett
Sent: Monday, December 08, 2008 7:21 PM
To: National Association of Blind Students mailing list
Subject: Re: [nabs-l] Jaws and Blackboard
I use jaws version 9, and as far as i can tell, blackboard is accessible. Granted, i only use it for a couple of classes, i have been able to read and turn in assignments, and i can fill out the online quizzes just fine. I haven't used any commands that are unusual, but again, i haven't really researched it since i only have to use it for a couple of classes. I have heard that some people have trouble with discussion boards and live online discussions, but i am not familiar with those.
--- On Mon, 12/8/08, Robert Miller <rmiller at osb.k12.ok.us> wrote:
> From: Robert Miller <rmiller at osb.k12.ok.us>
> Subject: [nabs-l] Jaws and Blackboard
> To: "National Association of Blind Students mailing list" <nabs-l at nfbnet.org>
> Date: Monday, December 8, 2008, 4:58 PM
> Hi everyone, I’m a teacher at the Oklahoma School for the
> Blind, and I teach assistive technology devices to students.
> I teach students from 2nd to 12th grade and I need your
> help regarding my high school seniors. More and more
> college students are being required to access blackboard
> from the college teachers. I’m told that blackboard
> isn’t very Jaws friendly. I wanted to get your opinion on
> blackboard’s accessibility. Is it accessible? If so, what
> is the best method of accessing it? Is there a set of
> keyboard commands that I can download to teach my students?
> Any help on accessing blackboard would be greatly
> Thank you!
> Waiting for your help!
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