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Web Accessibility Evaluation of Cyber Universities' Contents in Korea

국내 사이버대학 콘텐츠의 웹 접근성 평가

  • 이병수 (인천대학교 컴퓨터공학과) ;
  • 이지선 (인천대학교 컴퓨터공학과)
  • Published : 2007.04.28

Abstract

This paper analyzes if the rapidly increasing cyber universities' remote education provides services based on web accessibility standard and suggest the direction to reduce information difference between people. It selected 10 cyber universities recognized by the government and analyzed the application situation of the web accessibility using' A-Prompt', an evaluation and analysis tool for web accessibility focusing on factors that can be evaluated technically. It also compared it with $\ulcorner$cyber universities remote education web accessibility result$\lrcorner$ performed in 2006 to confirm if the accessibility is improved according to 'web contents accessibility instruction (KWCAG) 1.0. The result shows that the items such as the use of text and the support of supplementary explanation tool have improved. But it was analyzed that it is difficult for people to use web contents provided by domestic cyber universities. So the educational contents' accessibility application must be considered to solve such problems and publicize the remote education.

Keywords

Cyber University;Web Accessibility Evaluation;KWCAG

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