Courseware Accessibility Study - 1999


Courseware Product Name      
SUMMARY SHEET Designer Inherent Combined
  Utilities Features  
Access Support 22 89 111
Information 0 0 0
Courseware Components 0 4 4
Total Accessibility     115
Total Access Support (Column F) 22 89 111
Total Functionality (Column G) 48 136 184
Access Support Functionality Ratio 0.458 0.654 0.556
Virtual-U is a cross between knowledge building software and courseware. It's primary content is bulletin board      
messaging, though course content can be uploaded. The consistency between views is low. It does make good      
use of icons (with ALT text) to display meaning in the tool bars and throughout the different views. The use of      
frames, the incorrect use of tables, and inconsistency between views makes it difficult for adaptive technologies to navigate