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IJIET 2017 Vol.7(10): 728-732 ISSN: 2010-3689
doi: 10.18178/ijiet.2017.7.10.962

Information Systems Accessibility of Educational Websites in the Kingdom of Bahrain

Liaqat Ali, Faisal Ali, Priyanka Surendran, and Bindhya Thomas

Abstract—In today's age of pervasive computing, users have the ability to access information stored on powerful networks anywhere, anytime. Such things as personal digital assistants (PDAs), smart phones, wearable computers and other mobile devices give the user instant access to global information systems. The challenge is to ensure that the information from these devices take into account both the user's capabilities and his/her device. Therefore, by adapting video, images, audio and text to both individual devices and individual user requirements will help to ensure that people with disabilities can take advantage of the benefits of pervasive computing. The paper in this research investigate the e-accessibility of the educational websites in the Kingdom of Bahrain and recommends suggestion based on the data analyzed.

Index Terms—E-accessibility, WCAG, W3C, website development, education, e-learning universities.

The authors are with AMA International University Bahrain, Bahrain (e-mail: L.ali@amaiu.edu.bh, faisal0495@yahoo.com, bindhya.thomas@amaiu.edu.bh, Priyanka.surendran@amaiu.edu.bh).

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Cite: Liaqat Ali, Faisal Ali, Priyanka Surendran, and Bindhya Thomas, "Information Systems Accessibility of Educational Websites in the Kingdom of Bahrain," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 7, no. 10, pp. 728-732, 2017.

General Information

  • ISSN: 2010-3689 (Online)
  • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Inf. Educ. Technol.
  • Frequency: Monthly
  • DOI: 10.18178/IJIET
  • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
  • Executive Editor: Ms. Nancy Y. Liu
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  • E-mail: ijiet@ejournal.net

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