The Accessibility of MOOCs for Blind Learners

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2017

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Association for Computing Machinery (ACM);

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The development of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) has provided unique learning opportunities for many people. In the meantime, the lack of accessibility in some MOOCs has also created barriers for diverse learners. In this paper, we present the preliminary results from a study on the accessibility a selected set of MOOCs on the Coursera platform for blind learners who use screen readers and Braille to interact with computers and mobile devices

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  • https://hdl.handle.net/10642/6599