In this article
- PlayPosit 3.0 VPATs
- PlayPosit accessibility roadmap
- Player keyboard shortcuts
- What will be read out by the screen reader
- Add alternative text for the image
- Add alternative text for the equation
- Adjust font size with headers
- Add captions to the Bulb
- Show point value on the Monitor page
- Demo screencast for PlayPosit's accessibility features
Ensuring that PlayPosit is accessible to all users is a high priority for us. For details on our adherence to Section 508 standards, please refer to our Voluntary Product Accessibility Templates (VPATs) below. If you have additional questions, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org Note: PlayPosit's recommended screenreader is NVDA. JAWS and Mac VoiceOver are also supported but with some restrictions.
PlayPosit 3.0 VPATs
Below are our most recent VPATs for each microservice that align with WCAG 2.0 and 2.1 Level A-AAA and Section 508 Revised Standards.
PlayPosit accessibility roadmap
Click here for the most recent accessibility roadmap.
Player keyboard shortcuts
Accessing the rich text editor
To access the rich text toolbar, focus on the text area. Then press Fn + Alt + F10 (PC) or Fn + Option + F10 (Mac).
To access the expanded rich text editor toolbar, focus on the text area. Then press Fn + Alt + F9 (PC) or Fn + Option + F9 (Mac). Pressing Escape will bring the focus back to the text area.
The expanded rich text editor toolbar can be accessed using the same keyboard commands from above. The triple dot menu will be absent.
To access a list of these shortcuts at any time, a learner can click the keyboard icon under a discussion or free response interaction. A pop up will appear on the screen with a list of all of the keyboard shortcuts for accessibility. The learner can hit enter or click the X icon to exit this screen at any time.
Keyboard shortcuts for the player
|M||Mute/Unmute the bulb|
|F||Enter/Exit full-screen mode|
|S||Open/Close the settings menu|
|Spacebar||Play/Pause the bulb|
|Enter (PC) Return (Mac)||Play/Pause the bulb|
|/||Open/Close the Sidebar|
|Right arrow key||Fast forward the bulb by one second|
|Left arrow key||Rewind the bulb by one second|
|Hold Shift + Right arrow key||Fast forward the bulb by five seconds|
|Hold Shift + Left arrow key||Rewind the bulb by five seconds|
| Hold Command (Mac) or Ctrl (PC)
+ Right arrow key
|Fast forward the bulb by ten seconds|
| Hold Command (Mac) or Ctrl (PC)
+ Left arrow key
|Rewind the bulb by ten seconds|
|Up arrow key||Increase the volume|
|Down arrow key||Decrease the volume|
What will be read out by the screen reader?
All the information, buttons, and interactions that appear on the screen will be read out by the screen reader.
Add alternative text for the image
After uploading the image with the rich text editor, instructors can enter the alternative text in the Image description section. The alternative text will be read out for the learners using a screen reader and will also display to the learners if the image fails to load.
Add alternative text for the equation
When entering the equation with the equation editor, please replace the text in the Label section with the alternative text for this equation. The screen reader will read out the alternative text.
Adjust font size with headers
- Highlight the text, and click on the triple dots icon on the rich text editor.
- Select Format, Formats, Headers, and pick the font size that will best meet the needs for this interaction.
Add captions to the Bulb
Please see this article for more information on adding and editing captions in PlayPosit.
Show point value on the monitor page.
Besides using color codes to distinguish correct and incorrect answers, instructors can turn on the point value to make the monitor page more accessible.
To show the point value on this page, please click on the Filter on the top right, check the Show points values for responses option, and click on Filter.