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Accessibility Statement PEPPI – Student’s Desktop

Oulu University of Applied Sciences is committed to making Student’s Desktop accessible, in accordance with Act on the provision of digital services 306/2019.

This accessibility statement applies to Student’s Desktop (https://opiskelija-peppi.oamk.fi/group/pakki/).

Compliance status

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances listed below.

Non-accessible content

The content listed below is non-accessible for the disproportionate burden exemption, within the meaning of Article 5 of Directive (EU) 2016/2102 is being temporarily invoked.

The following non-compliances apply (the WCAG criteria, not being followed marked in the brackets):

  • There are poor contrast ratios between texts and the background colours, e.g. orange and light orange on white, green on white, turquoise on white, green on light green, light blue links (1.4.3).
  • There are icons with poor contrast ratios, e.g. markings that combine white and green, white on grey, blue on white, white on orange and the graphics on add note button (1.4.11).
  • Some information is conveyed through colour only (1.4.1), e.g. the diagram on the front page, which shows the progress of studies, as well as distinguishing required, optional, or alternative study modules on ISP page.
  • There is no way to dismiss the additional content (e.g. menu, tool tips) without moving pointer hover (1.4.13).
  • There is a time limit, which can’t be adjusted, turned off or extended (2.2.1).
  • There are animations (e.g. on ISP page), which can’t be stopped or hidden (2.2.2).
  • The keyboard focus indicator is not visible on several elements (2.4.7), e.g. language selector in the main navigation, user menu, and drop-down menus on ISP page
  • Some functions cannot be operated through a keyboard interface (2.1.1):
    • Student’s Guide, Study Offering: Registration for Attendances, Course feedback
    • Page or function specific instructions
    • Closing buttons for pop-up windows
    • Add Studies: Delete Alternative Course
    • Send ISP for comments or for approval, add or change recipients
    • Scheduling
    • Progress monitoring
    • Scheduling view
    • Credits, Assessment results: Filter the list
    • Links for detailed information about exams
    • Sorting the Exam table
  • Some information is not accessible through a keyboard interface (2.1.1)
    • Descriptions of the top bar functions as well as other tool tips
    • Graphical presentation of the Progress monitoring
  • Several text fields lack the visual or programmatic label, the label hasn’t been linked to the fields properly, or the label is not descriptive enough (1.1.1, 4.1.2), e.g. the search function, message recipient, and content of the message.
  • Some form elements have been marked in a way that the user can’t get enough information about their functionalities or the functions are difficult to understand (1.1.1, 1.3.1, 4.1.2), e.g.
    • Text fields with auto-search
    • Drop-down menus
    • The buttons that show or hide content (e.g. on ISP table)
    • Press keys with icons: add courses, delete alternative course, help, keys on the Scheduling tab, add note by dragging, and add studies key
    • Show or hide the parts functions on Assessment result page
    • The content of the Room reservation calendar and its functions.
  • Some buttons have not been marked as buttons (1.3.1, 4.1.2)
  • Using some components alters the content of the page, which can’t be determined from how the component functions, how it’s marked, or the textual context (1.3.1)
    • ISP: radio buttons used to select studies
    • ISP: radio buttons on Exams page
    • ISP: all action buttons related to the Messages tab
    • Drop-down menus
    • Home: Resources quick search
  • Checkboxes and radio buttons that belong to the same category have not been grouped properly, which makes it difficult to understand them (1.3.1, 3.3.2).
  • Some tables have not been marked as tables programmatically (1.3.1, 4.1.2), e.g.
    • ISP: Exams tab
    • Accreditation page
    • Studies: Registration for Attendance
  • The overall information, structure, and relationships of the site conveyed through presentation cannot be programmatically determined, which can make it difficult to understand (1.3.1), e.g.
    • Many pages have two nested main elements
    • Lists have been used to layout the form fields
    • Tabs have not been marked as tabs
    • The current page or tab has not been marked
    • New (unread) message have not been marked programmatically
    • Home page: Study right information section
  • Error and feedback messages have not been marked in a way that they would be read aloud automatically with a screen reader (4.1.3).
  • Required and incorrect fields have not been marked properly (3.3.1, 3.3.2).
  • There are picture links on the front page, which have no text alternatives (1.1.1)
  • Headings have not been marked as headings in all occasions (1.3.1).
  • There are several accessibility issues with PDF files (e.g. Transcript of records), e.g.
    • Headings have not been marked as headings (1.3.1)
    • The programmatical structure of the table doesn’t correspond with the visual structure (1.3.1)
    • The reading order is not logical (1.3.2)

There are PDF files, which are not fully accessible published before 23/09/2018 on the page. These PDF documents do not have to be made accessible retroactively by the law.

The deficiencies mentioned above are aimed to be fixed during the year 2022 in several version releases of Peppi Student’s Desktop. This accessibility statement will be updated as the deficiencies are being fixed.

Students can ask the content in tietotuotanto@oamk.fi. Students have the right to get support and advice on how to use the Student’s Desktop from tietotuotanto@oamk.fi.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 02/04/2020.

The statement is based on accessibility evaluation, if the service fills the requirements in accordance to the Act on the provision of digital services 306/2019, conducted by Eficode Oy.

This statement was last reviewed on 11.3.2022.

Feedback and contact information

Did you notice a deficiency in accessibility? You can inform us, as well as give feedback about the accessibility of our service through tietotuotanto@oamk.fi.

Data Production (tietotuotanto@oamk.fi )is responsible for the accessibility of the Student’s Desktop and handling the feedback.

If you notice any accessibility deficiencies on the website, please contact the administration of the service first. As per the law, Oulu University of Applied Sciences aims to reply to all the feedback in two weeks. If you are not satisfied with the received reply, please inform the Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland.

Enforcement procedure

If you notice any accessibility deficiencies on the site, please first send feedback to us, i.e. the site administrator. It may take us up to 14 days to reply. If you are not satisfied with the reply or do not receive a reply at all within two weeks, you can notify the Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland.

Contact information of the regulatory authority

Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland (Etelä-Suomen aluehallintovirasto)
Accessibility control unit (Saavutettavuuden valvonnan yksikkö)

Accessibility requirements web service (available in Finnish and Swedish) www.saavutettavuusvaatimukset.fi

saavutettavuus@avi.fi

Telephone switchboard 0295 016 000

is responsible for the accessibility of Student’s Desktop and handling the feedback.

If you notice any accessibility deficiencies on the website, please contact the administration of the service first. As per the law, Oulu University of Applied Sciences aims to reply to all the feedback in two weeks. If you are not satisfied with the received reply, please inform the Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland.

Enforcement procedure

If you notice any accessibility deficiencies on the site, please first send feedback to us, i.e. the site administrator. It may take us up to 14 days to reply. If you are not satisfied with the reply or do not receive a reply at all within two weeks, you can notify the Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland.

Contact information of the regulatory authority

Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland (Etelä-Suomen aluehallintovirasto)
Accessibility control unit (Saavutettavuuden valvonnan yksikkö)

Accessibility requirements web service (available in Finnish and Swedish) www.saavutettavuusvaatimukset.fi

saavutettavuus@avi.fi

Telephone switchboard 0295 016 000

 

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