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Accessibility Issues in Learning Management Systems for Learning Disabled: A Survey

Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 235)

Abstract

Learning Management System (LMS) is a major trend in distance education and educational technology and it will continue to grow in response to student needs and requirement. The elastic nature of LMS makes it suitable for almost any type of institutional academic structure. The major challenge faced by Learning Disabled (LD) users is to match their accessibility needs and preference in the existing LMS. The accessibility issues acts as a barrier in the growth of LMS. This paper provides comparative analysis of various LMS available in the market and the problems the LD faced to cope up with the educational technology.

Keywords

Learning Management Systems Learning disabled Accessibility issues 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.MHSSCOEMumbaiIndia
  2. 2.CDACMumbaiIndia

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