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Open Study accessibility testing report

Accessibility testing report for open.lshtm.ac.uk

Sample pages/courses were selected for testing, based upon their importance to Open Study at LSHTM users and represent the general level of accessibility.

We intend to refer errors/alerts relating to Moodle core features to our Moodle host provider for further recommendations by January 2021.

Login screen

Open Study at LSHTM VLE: https://open.lshtm.ac.uk/login/index.php

Errors reported

  • No additional errors reported.

Alerts reported

  • Missing H1 level (site wide): Affecting Moodle core feature. Refer to Moodle host provider.
  • Noscript element present (site wide): Relating to embedded Google Tag Manager script to gather user analytics data. We intend to contact colleagues for further recommendations by September 2020.
  • Redundant text title: Affecting the following Moodle core feature – title applied to logo image. Refer to Moodle host provider.

Home page (logged in)

Opens Study at LSHTM VLE: https://open.lshtm.ac.uk

Errors reported

  • Missing alternative text (site wide): Affecting the following Moodle core feature - ‘User menu’ within the top navigation bar. Refer to Moodle host provider.
  • Empty link (site wide): Affecting hidden core Moodle features. Refer to Moodle host provider.

Alerts reported (excluding site wide alerts mentioned within the login screen section)

  • Fieldset missing legend (site wide): Affecting the following Moodle core feature - ‘Search courses’ facility. Refer to Moodle host provider.
  • Missing H1 level (site wide): Affecting Moodle core feature. Refer to Moodle host provider.
  • Suspicious link text (site wide): Affecting the following Moodle core feature - ‘Actions’ menu ‘More’ link. Refer to Moodle host provider.
  • Noscript element present (site wide): Relating to embedded Google Tag Manager script to gather user analytics data. We intend to contact colleagues for further recommendations by September 2020.
  • Very small text: (site wide): Affecting the following Moodle core features – ‘Notifications menu’ update text within top navigation bar, ‘badge info’ and ‘label info’ labels’. Refer to Moodle host provider.
  • Redundant alternative text (site wide - course page only): Affecting the following Moodle core feature - ‘Activities’ block links, ‘Breadcrumb trail’ links, left ‘Navigation drawer’ links. Refer to Moodle host provider.

Example open access course

Good Clinical Practice: https://open.lshtm.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=6

Errors reported (excluding site wide errors mentioned within the login and home screen sections)

  • Empty headings: Empty H5 heading present in specific course sections. We intend to continue accessibility guidance and training for academics/course administrators from September 2020.
  • Very low contrast: Affecting specific content added to certain course sections. We intend to continue accessibility guidance and training for academics/course administrators from September 2020.

Alerts reported (excluding site wide alerts mentioned within the login and home screen sections)

  • Redundant alternative text (site wide): Affecting the following Moodle core feature - ‘Activities’ block links, ‘Breadcrumb trail’ links, left ‘Navigation drawer’ links. Refer to Moodle host provider.
  • Skipped heading level: Present within certain course sections. We intend to continue accessibility guidance and training for academics/course administrators from September 2020.
  • Suspicious alternative text: Affecting the following Moodle core features - Resource and activity icons associated with course content. Refer to Moodle host provider.
  • Redundant link: Present within a certain course section/s. We intend to continue accessibility guidance and training for academics/course administrators from September 2020.
  • Underlined text: Has been applied to emphasise certain phrases. We intend continue accessibility guidance and training for academics/course administrators from September 2020.

Example open access course

Programming for Nutrition Outcomes: https://open.lshtm.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=3

Errors reported (excluding site wide errors mentioned within the login and home screen sections)

  • Missing alternative text: Affecting an image within the HTML block and an image within a course section. We intend to continue to provide accessibility guidance and training for academics/course administrators from September 2020, and where practicable add missing text descriptions as soon as possible.
  • Empty heading: Affecting a hidden course section. We intend to continue accessibility guidance and training for academics/course administrators from September 2020.

Alerts reported (excluding site wide alerts mentioned within the login and home screen sections)

  • Skipped heading level: Present within certain course sections. We intend to continue accessibility guidance and training for academics/course administrators from September 2020.
  • Possible heading: Present within a certain course section. We intend to continue accessibility guidance and training for academics/course administrators from September 2020.
  • Redundant link: Affecting link to creative commons licence added to a specific course section. We intend to continue accessibility guidance and training for academics/course administrators from September 2020 and where practicable remove redundant links as soon as possible.
  • Redundant title text: Affecting the following Moodle core feature – ‘View only’ section toggle button icon. Refer to Moodle host provider.

Examples Open Educational Resources course (OER)

Health in Humanitarian Crises OER: https://open.lshtm.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=21

Errors reported (excluding site wide errors mentioned within the login and home screen sections)

  • No additional errors reported.

Alerts reported (excluding site wide alerts mentioned within the login and home screen sections)

  • Suspicious alternative text: Affecting image resources added to the course page. We intend to continue accessibility guidance and training for academics/course administrators from September 2020.
  • Skipped heading level: Present within certain course sections. We intend to continue accessibility guidance and training for academics/course administrators from September 2020.
  • Redundant title text: Affecting the following Moodle core feature – ‘View only’ section toggle button icon. Refer to Moodle host provider.

Examples Open Educational Resources course (OER)

Ebola in Context OER: https://open.lshtm.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=8

Errors reported (excluding site wide errors mentioned within the login and home screen sections)

  • No additional errors reported.

Alerts reported (excluding site wide alerts mentioned within the login and home screen sections)

  • Suspicious alternative text: Affecting image resources added to the course page. We intend to continue accessibility guidance and training for academics/course administrators from September 2020.
  • Skipped heading level: Present within certain course sections. We intend to continue accessibility guidance and training for academics/course administrators from September 2020.
  • Redundant title text: Affecting the following Moodle core feature – ‘View only’ section toggle button icon. Refer to Moodle host provider.