CourseSmart and Section 508 Compliance

I was pleased to see that CourseSmart has acknowledged the issue of  the inaccessibility of their e-textbooks and have a page on their site with an apology and a statement concerning their intent to change the format of their e-textbooks to become Section 508 compliant.  The page also lists the links to the permission forms for their publishers.  I am hoping that as more universities and colleges are leaning towards using open-course content and away from using standard textbooks, CourseSmart will fear the loss of income and speed up the process towards compliance.

DISCLAIMER STATEMENT: The views and conclusions expressed in this blog are those of the author and not necessarily those of Landmark College or its officers and trustees.

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Digital Text Coordinator at Landmark College in Putney, VT; a 2 year college for students who learn differently.
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