Vendor Accessibility Statements

Below are a number of accessibility statements from some of the technologies you may use in your online courses at UW-Parkside. This isn't an exhaustive list, but it's a good start as to how you can meet QM Standard 8.6.

Canvas – https://www.instructure.com/canvas/accessibility

"Instructure is committed to ensuring its products are inclusive and meet the diverse accessibility needs of our users. Canvas LMS strives for WCAG 2.1 Level A/AA and Section 508 conformance."

 

Cengage – https://corporate.cengage.com/accessibility/

"At Cengage, our goal is to deliver quality learning experiences to all learners. Inclusivity is one of our core learning design principles. If a learning experience can’t be accessed by all learners, it doesn’t live up to our standard of quality learning."

 

Films on Demand – https://infobase-fod.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/360011563914-Accessibility-Statement-for-Films-On-Demand

"Infobase is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone and applying the relevant accessibility standards."

 

Hawkes Learning – https://www.hawkeslearning.com/Accessibility/index.html

"Our goal is to achieve Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level AA conformance for all of our materials. We are reaching beyond technical compliance to improve usability as well as accessibility—thereby creating the best possible experience for every student."

 

Honorlock – https://honorlock.com/accessibility-statement/

"The Honorlock interfaces for administrators, instructors, and end-users are fully ADA accessible and compliant with Section 508 of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Honorlock has also been developed and tested to conform to WCAG 2.0 level AA guidelines for accessible use."

 

Kaltura – https://corp.kaltura.com/accessibility-commitment/

"Kaltura works with industry partners, clients, and members of the community to stay at the forefront of accessibility, for our website and for video specifically. This includes striving to fulfill accessibility guidelines such as 508, CVAA, and WCAG 2.0 AA."

 

Macmillan – https://www.macmillanlearning.com/college/us/our-story/accessibility

"Macmillan Learning is committed to the goal of providing equal access to all products regardless of an individual’s age, ability, or situation and embraces the opportunity to develop services and information technologies that are accessible and usable by all individuals."

 

McGraw Hill – https://www.mheducation.com/about/accessibility.html

"We seek to create learning materials that are accessible to all learners. McGraw Hill is making every effort to ensure that all new educational content and technology follows the WCAG (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines) version 2.1 AA guidelines and best practices."

 

Microsoft Office 365 – https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/accessibility/microsoft-365

"Designed to meet the needs of people around the globe with different abilities, the features within the Microsoft 365 apps ensure everyone can create, communicate, and collaborate on any device."

 

NetTutor – http://www.link-systems.com/accessibility

"We consider accessibility, universal design, and usability to be core components of user experience, and the linchpin is inclusivity. We are fully committed to ensuring NetTutor is accessible for all users."

 

Pearson – https://www.pearson.com/us/accessibility.html

"We worked to meet the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 guidelines and Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. As of summer 2020, we follow the WCAG 2.1 AA guidelines in developing new products for copyright year 2022 and beyond."

 

Turings Craft – https://www.turingscraft.com/accessibility

"The CodeLab LMS student client is compliant with WCAG 2.1 A, and strives to be WCAG 2.1 AA compliant."

 

Turnitin – https://www.turnitin.com/about/accessibility

"Our accessibility program aims to incorporate accessibility into the entire product development lifecycle to ensure that our website and applications are accessible and usable by everyone regardless of disability or circumstance."

 

Turning Technologies – https://www.turning.com/accessibility

"Our team develops accessible response solutions for use by all learners. We regularly hold usability and accessibility testing sessions to understand the needs of all clients and how our products can be enhanced accordingly."

 

W.W. Norton – https://wwnorton.com/accessibility

"Norton’s mission since our founding in 1923 has been to publish “Books that Live.” That mission includes all readers. Creating content and learning environments that are accessible to people with disabilities is central to this priority."

 

WebEx – https://www.webex.com/accessibility.html

"Webex is committed to making collaboration accessible and inclusive for people of all abilities and backgrounds."

 

WileyPLUS – https://www.wileyplus.com/blog/a-civil-right-the-pursuit-of-knowledge/

"Key aspects of New WileyPLUS — eBook, resources, questions, and platform features — are designed to comply with the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 AA in many ways."

 

Yellowdig – https://help.yellowdig.co/kb/en/article/our-commitment-to-accessibility

"We are deeply committed to ensuring the accessibility of our platform for all learners. For us, accessibility is far more than a box to check; it is a condition of genuine and inclusive community-building. Since community-building is part and parcel of Yellowdig's mission, so is accessibility."

 

Yuja – https://www.yuja.com/documentation/yevp-vpat/

"YuJa Inc strives to create an equal and consistent media experience for all individuals. We believe that accessibility is not simply a rulebook; it is a deep commitment to creating meaningful experiences and enabling users to attain their goals."

 

Zoom – https://zoom.us/accessibility

"At Zoom, we want to make human connection easy for everyone, everywhere. That’s why we train our teams to sustainably build accessible products. We test our products with assistive technologies and continually listen to customer feedback to build products that fit your needs."