A Comparison of Accessible e-Learning Projects for Improving of Digital Health Literacy

Bocevska, Andrijana and Savoska, Snezana and Ristevski, Blagoj and Blazheska-Tabakovska, Natasha and Nedelkovski, Igor (2018) A Comparison of Accessible e-Learning Projects for Improving of Digital Health Literacy. In: The 12th Information Systems and Grid Technologies (ISGT2018) Conference, 16-17 November, 2018, Sofia, Bulgaria.

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Abstract

Access to the information and communication technology for people with disabilities as well as elderly people is an important prerequisite for their social inclusion. With the advance of the e-learning platforms and recent regulations of the European Union, which impose conformance to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) for web applications of public institutions, Learning Management Systems (LMSs) have to be accessible to enable people with disabilities to participate in the learning and educational processes. This article compares the accessibility of the following LMSs Moodle and АTutor for people with disabilities, according to the WCAG 2.1 standard criteria of different levels of compliance. The visual, hearing and motor impairments are included in this comparative analysis. The concluding purpose is to дevelop an e-leaning project that will increase e-health and medical digital literacy among population with particular emphasis on the people with disabilities, elderly people and children. The proposed project will be used as a reference for healthcare and educational institutions to identify the essential adjustments needed to integrate accessibility into their e-learning courses.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Scientific Fields (Frascati) > Natural sciences > Computer and information sciences
Scientific Fields (Frascati) > Engineering and Technology > Electrical engineering, electronic engineering,information engineering
Divisions: Faculty of Information and Communication Technologies
Depositing User: Mrs Natasha Tabakovska
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2020 14:30
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2020 14:30
URI: http://eprints.uklo.edu.mk/id/eprint/2331

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