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Archive of posts tagged accessibility

Evaluating Accessibility

Recently we have been involved in a number of conversations about accessibility as it relates to universal design for learning or universal design in education. Specifically, how does one measure the accessibility of curriculum, instruction, devices, and environments? How accessible does something have to be to be considered universal? A number of researchers are working [...]

Campus Conversations About Accessible Design

This week we are pleased to highlight a conversation unfolding through the Chronicle of Higher Education and writers at ProfHacker. ProfHacker features three articles each week concerning productivity tactics for faculty, staff, and administrators in higher education. Their collaboration with the Chronicle of Higher Education provides excellent exposure for their insight and creativity. Naturally, a [...]

Why go to class? Do I really need to know that?

Two interesting items crossed my desk this week. Allow me to share. First, a cartoon from Family Circus, where Billy struggles with homework and asks his mom, “Why do I hafta learn this stuff when I can just look it up on the computer?” View the Family Circus cartoon at http://www.arcamax.com/familycircus/s-849212-972263 Second, I’m a bit [...]