Category Archives: Accessibility

Improvements to the Marketplace Instructor Site

In the upcoming months, we will be gradually updating the instructor site. This is a part of our continuous effort to make the tools we provide more efficient, intuitive, and easier to use. The first set of improvements will focus on the site’s navigation. We listened to your feedback and have streamlined the navigation to… Read More »

Around the World with Marketplace Simulations

By the end of 2017, 4.1 billion people had access to the internet. This technology has made the world more connected than ever, allowing ideas and information to pass freely between different countries and cultures. Globalization has had a radical impact on education. As teachers search for effective and innovative methods and tools, they now… Read More »

Providing a Level Playing Field for All: Part 3 of 3

Marketplace Simulations is committed to doing its part to ensure accessibility and equality for all students. The fact that this promotes good usability design in general is just the icing on the cake. Student Accessibility Improvements Game features are fully usable with only a computer keyboard. This especially benefits students who use screen reader software… Read More »

Providing a Level Playing Field for All: Part 2 of 3

The new standards in accessibility call on everyone from website coders, to content creators, to administrators to make their courses useable for as many students as possible. These design guidelines were thought out very carefully, and, interestingly enough, they standardize, organize, and actually improve the technology experience for many people who didn’t realize there was… Read More »