Virtual Learning Environments: Another Barrier to Blended and E-Learning
With online and blended learning now commonplace, it is surprising that the research regarding the accessibility of virtual learning environments and other collaborative learning management systems is relatively sparse. This paper provides an initial empirical investigation into the accessibility problems that are present in 3 different virtual learning environments. This investigation demonstrates that there are a number of places where virtual learning environments can present barriers to learning for students with disabilities.
KeywordsAccessibility virtual learning environment VLE elearning blended learning empirical investigation
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