The Accessibility User Research Collective (AURC) is looking for people who are blind to take part in a web-based research project being conducted by Microsoft. The goal of this study is to assess the user experience of Microsoft Windows File Explorer by people who are blind.
To be eligible you must:
1. Have a vision impairment - blindness
2. Be a screen reader user
3. Use Windows File Explorer
4. Use Windows 7, 8, 8.1, or 10
5. Be 18 years of age or older
6. Prefer English for reading and writing.
7. Be a member of the Accessibility User Research Collective (AURC) by completing our member form at:
Microsoft Windows File Explorer is the file management application in Microsoft Windows. Windows File Explore lets users see all their folders and files. It includes a left pane that shows a tree view of folders, and a right pane that shows folders or individual files.
Participants in this study will be asked to complete an on-line survey about their use and experience with Microsoft Windows File Explorer. At the end of participation, you will receive a $15 stipend for your time and effort.
The Accessibility User Research Collective (AURC) is a national community of people with all types of disabilities interested in helping make technology more accessible and usable. The AURC is organized and maintained by assistive technology researchers at Shepherd Center.
To learn more about and join the AURC, please visit: www.accessibilityuserresearchcollective.org
ABOUT SHEPHERD CENTER
Shepherd Center, located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, is a private, not-for-profit hospital specializing in medical treatment, research and rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injury, brain injury, multiple sclerosis, spine and chronic pain, and other neuromuscular conditions.
Interested? Questions? Please contact Nicole Thompson at AURC@shepherd.org.