More than ever in these two decades – since e-Learning has been introduced, there is a growing demand for it as an effective learning mode. More and more Internet users are resorting to online learning who find it as an easy and practical way of learning about any topic or any course.
It is no surprise that in the coming years, online learning will certainly surpass any other mode of learning and will amass more learners throughout the world.
In this context of e-Learning spreading at such a rapid pace, e-Learning accessibility standards has its significance. The concept of e-Learning accessibility indicates that e-Learning content should be accessible to all types of learners – regardless of their ability to access the content.
E-Learning accessibility is, in fact, a responsibility of the content developers and is also a challenge for them as it has to address various kinds of disabilities such as visual impairment, hearing impairment, mobility and cognition.
Numerous countries across the world have already made it clear and mandatory that all eLearning content (as it is part of web content) should be accessible to all users – whatever be the disability or challenge.