Edith Cowan University is committed to making our webpages meet accepted web accessibility standards.
We have a commitment to providing accessible web content on the main ECU website that complies with the W3C Web Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 AA (Priority 2). Our webpages have been constructed in accordance with these guidelines, making them accessible to a variety of people, including those using assisted technology.
Accessibility features present within the ECU website (http://www.ecu.edu.au) and ECU Intranet (http://intranet.ecu.edu.au) include the:
The following additional features are present on all pages, although they may not be immediately obvious if you aren't specifically looking for them.
The following 'skip links' are present within our webpage templates
The ECU website and ECU Intranet are keyboard navigable. This is commonly referred to as 'tabbing'. If you 'tab' through our webpages an additional toolbar appear at the top of the webpage. This will allow you to access the 'Skip links' above and enables you to 'tab' into specific areas.
The University has a licence for BrowseAloud software. BrowseAloud adds speech and reading support tools to online content on our public website and intranet.
It extends the reach of our websites for people who require reading support, including those with dyslexia, learning difficulties, mild visual impairments or where English is their second language.
For further information regarding BrowseAloud, or to download the required software for your computer, please visit the BrowseAloud website.