SOAR Advising Module Accessibility & Usability Information

This document summarizes the accessibility and usability barriers identified during testing as well as how to get help.

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Accessibility & usability barriers 

The following information is provided to help people with disabilities know what potential barriers may exist.

Screen reader accessibility barriers

  • Navigating by heading structure may give not consistent results for navigating content.

  • Not all status and state changes are announced.

    • When navigating between the two main pages there is no audio confirmation.

    • When using the “View” button on the reports page there is no audio confirmation.

  • Some interactive elements are not announced or actionable.

    • Search results on the table in the Student Finder are used to sort results but are not announced as an interactive element.

    • The print summary button is not accessible to screen readers.

    • The delete button for an advisor added to the student summary page is not accessible to screen readers.

Keyboard accessibility barriers

  • The print summary function is not accessible keyboard.

  • Users can be trapped in the filter options of the reports page.

Color contrast accessibility barriers

  • There are contrast barriers around some blue buttons that make it hard to recognize where focus is.

  • The reporting dialogs do not have focus states for interactive elements.

Magnification barriers

  • The application can support magnification up to 200% but text space is very tight.

  • After 200% the application does not support magnification. 

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Keywords:SAM, SOAR, advising, orientation, accessibility, keyboard, magnification, screen reader   Doc ID:120756
Owner:Leah B.Group:Campus IT Accessibility & Usability
Created:2022-08-17 10:11 CDTUpdated:2022-09-08 14:23 CDT
Sites:Campus IT Accessibility & Usability
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