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Attendees

  • Joe Humbert

  • Jane Berliss-Vincent

  • Gonzalo Silverio

  • Scott Williams

Sakai 2.9

Sakai 2.9 Release and Accessibility Testing

  • Potential new beta or release candidate release the week of September 10.
  • The group has been continuing to address outstanding blockers for 2.9 release
  • Looking to QA 2.9 in late October or after October 12th.

2.9 Accessibility Review

Discussion of Critical and Major Issues Culled from the Review Results

  • The group discussed the priority levels of the accessibility issues discovered during the 2.9 review and currently open accessibility JIRA tickets:

Potential Student Facing Critical Issues

Profile 2
  • The majority of the form controls on the main Profile page (Basic Information section, etc.) 
    • Determined: Major 
  • Birth date text entry read as "read-only edit". The SR user has no idea they are on a click-able element that activates the date picker. 
    • Determined: Critical 
  • Calendar icon graphic is announced as "graphic select your birth date. You can control the display of your birth year".  
    • Determined: Major
  • Clicking on the graphic results in getting bounced out of the modal area.  
    • Determined: critical 
  • If for some reason you knew you activated the date-picker, it would not be announced and you couldn't manipulate it with the keyboard.  
    • Determined: Critical 
  • When adding a connection the resultant modal window is announced "profile frame" after clicking "Add as a connection" link. Focus is on "add connection" but not announced. Arrowing down announces "cancel" button. Must arrow up to get to rest of information on the modal window.  
    • Determined: Major 
  • When saving Privacy and Preferences settings, nothing is announced when using screen reading software.  
    • Determined: Major  
  • Messages inside the profile tool use color as the only indication for read/unread messages.  
    • Determined: Major 
Worksite Setup
  • Summary list of site settings table is complex. the elements aren't being correctly associated with the cells.  
    • Determined: critical 
  • The "(i)" links don't make sense out of context and don't make much sense in context, either. The title attribute on the links is unavailable to most users.  
    • Determined: fixed 
  • Worksite titles are heading level 4, however there no level three heading exists.  
    • Determined: Major 
  • List navigator next and previous buttons are labeled only with ASCII symbols '<' and '>' which will not be announced or meaningful to most screen-reader users.  
    • Determined: Critical 
  • "Check All" checkbox label isn't clear.
    • Determined: Major 
  • The "Email will be sent asking for authorization for you to create this site." and "Please enter additional comments that may help us authorize your site request." instructions on the Course/Section Information page found in the process of defining a new course will not be noticed by most screen-reader users because they will be in forms mode and only form controls and form control labels will be announced.  
    • Determined: Major 
  • Select element for id="importSites" to choose site to import from when reusing material from other sites is not labeled. The special instructions in the "Note: To select more than one item..." text will not be noticed by most screen-reader users.  
    • Determined: Major 
  • The <h4>Re-use Material from Other Sites You Own</h4> should be a legend for the two (Yes, No) radio buttons.  
    • Determined: Major 
  • Publish / Leave as Draft radio buttons do not have a legend to provide context as found on the "Course Site Access" page while defining a new site.  
    • Determined: Major 
  • Limited to whom I add manually  and Allow anyone to join radio buttons do not have a legend as found on the "Course Site Access" page while defining a new site.  
    • Determined: Major 
  • The required field notification asterisk on the "Academic term" select box under the "course site" radio button on the new site “site type” page found in the course of defining a new course is outside of the label and the form instructions don't mention that the required field indicator is to be expected.  
    • Determined: Major 
Announcements
  • On the Announcements main page the "Show ___ items" combo box is not explicitly label.  
    • Determined: Major 
  • The page titles do not change when viewing the details of an announcement.
    • Determined: Major (site wide issue) 
Assignments
  • The file upload form control in the attachments section on the test assignment submission page is not explicitly labeled. 
    • Determined: Major 

Potential Admin/instructor Facing Critical Issues

Users
  • Required field is indicated, but not explained (no instructions). Also the star is not part of the label text for the form element. 
    • Determined: Major 
Sites
  • Published, Joinable, Public View, Custom View  radio buttons do not have a legend. For instance, tabbing to the Joinable No radio button simply says "No Radio button checked 2 of 2" and does not say what you are saying no to. 
    • Determined: Major 
  • Button text does not make sense out of context. For example when tabbing to the "Add/Edit properties" button, it simply says "Properties".
    • Determined: Major 
Worksite Setup
  • The required field notification asterisk on the "Authorizer's username:" text input on the Course/Section Information page found in the process of defining a new course is outside of the label and the form instructions don't mention that the required field indicator is to be expected.
    • Determined: Major 
  • “Worksites list table” table summary is incorrect.
    • Determined: Minor 
  • Site information table needs row headers
    • Determined: non-issue/fixed?  More research needed
  • The table summary for the table holding information on site participants is incorrect. 
    • Determined: Minor 
Become User 
  •  Input user id textbox is not labeled. 
    • Determined: Major 
Announcements
  • The remove checkboxes on the announcements main page do not have unique labels. 
    • Determined: Major 
  • The Access and Availability radio buttons on the Post and Edit Announcement pages are not in a fieldset. in addition, the Availability specify Dates check boxes are not in a fieldset. This would also apply to the display options on the options page.
    • Determined: Major 
  • Multiple Combo boxes on the Post and Edit Announcements pages are unlabeled. 
    • Determined: Major 
  • Multiple "edit" links exist on the Announcements main page 
    • Determined: Major 
  • On the Announcements Options page, the "Display Options" radio buttons do not make sense out of context. 
    • Determined: Major 
Assignments
  • The Grading and Released Grade Notification Email Options radio buttons on the Add and Edit Assignment pages are not in a fieldset. in addition, the Availability specify Dates check boxes are not in a fieldset. This would also apply to the display options on the options page. As well as the "please choose the display option for grading assignment page" on the options page.
    • Determined: Major 
  • Multiple Combo boxes on the Add and Edit Assignment pages are unlabeled. 
    • Determined: Major 
  • Multiple links on the Assignments Main page have non-unique link text. 
    • Determined: Major 
  • There are 3 "add" links on the Add and Edit assignments pages that do not have a href attribute, but are still clickable
    • Determined: Major 
  • The "find (Name, ID or Email)" edit field is not labeled correctly and the label is the same as the submit button. 
    • Determined: Major 
  • The "Assign this grade to participants" edit field is not labeled correctly. All of the check boxes which gives the instructor an option to allow the selected students to resubmit the assignment are unlabeled. - critical 
    • Determined: Major 
Gradebook
  • Multiple form controls on the All Grades page are unlabeled.
    • Determined: critical 
  • Multiple form controls on the Course Grades page are unlabeled. 
    • Determined: critical 
  • Multiple form controls on the Grade page are not explicitly labeled.
    • Determined: critical 
  • Multiple radio button and checkbox sets need a fieldset and legend on the Gradebook Setup page. 
    • Determined: critical 
  • Multiple form controls on the Course Grades Options page are unlabeled. 
    • Determined: critical 
  • Multiple form controls on the Gradebook Item Summary page are unlabeled.
    • Determined: critical 
  • The "Student Name/ Find" input form control on the All Grades page is unlabeled. The "View - All Section/Groups", "and - all categories" and "show 50" combo boxes are also unlabeled. 
    • Determined: critical 
  • The "All Grades" text and three button form controls are all part of the same heading level 2 on the All Grades page. 
    • Determined: Major 
  • On the All Grades page there are two tables that have no table headers.  The tables visually appear as one table and scroll together as one table.  They each have visual table headers coded as lists above their respective tables. 
    • Determined: blocker 

Critical Sakai Accessibility Jiras logged but not worked on/verified

  • SAK-21797 - The "Type of Site" Heading on the Login Page Site Browser Tool is misleading to low-vision/ blind users. It should be changed into a legend for the radio button set. 
  • SAK-21801 - Login Page Site Browser Tool is missing reset feature 
  • SAK-21802 - When no search results are returned for Login Page Site Browser Tool, the search criteria is missing from the instructions text 
  • SAK-21803 - There is no way for a user to modify their search terms, using the Login Page Site Browser Tool 
  • SAK-21804 - Academic Term search options for the Login Page Site Browser Tool can be specified without selecting the parent form control 
  • SAK-21805 - Form control values are maintained after validation errors occur on Login Page New Account Tool 
  • SAK-21806 - User search feature should not appear in the Users Tool action bar 
  • SAK-21808 - There are multiple accessibility issues with required fields on the new user page of the Users Tool 
  • SAK-22309 - NeoPortal Worksites Menu ARIA Utilization Is Incomplete and Interferes with Screen-Reader Access to the Sites Menu 

Collaborative Testing

  • Joe will setup multiple doodle polls to determine the best date and which tool to test
  • Possible dates and times:
    • September 11 10am-12pm
    • September 11 2-4pm
    • September 13 2-4pm
    • September 17 10am-12pm
    • September 17 2-4pm
    • September 19 2-4pm
    • September 21 10am-12pm
    • September 21 2-4pm
  • Possible tools to test:
    • Assignments
    • Chat Room
    • Forums
    • Polls
    • Test & Quizzes
    • Wiki

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