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Mathieu Plourde

IMS Guidelines for Developing Accessible Learning Applications - 0 views

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    "The challenge of presenting alternative "views" of symbolic and semantic content makes up the leading edge of accessibility research today and many problems have yet to be solved. This document presents an overview of approaches currently in development or in use in fields such as: Mathematics Sciences Simulations and immersion Robots and telepresence Charts, diagrams, and tables Geography and maps Music Languages"
Mathieu Plourde

Digital Accessibility Law and Regulation: Current Status and What to Do About It - 0 views

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    "Jakubowski identified some key steps institutions might take to mitigate risk and set themselves on a path for achieving accessibility success"
Mathieu Plourde

Fifty colleges sued in barrage of ADA lawsuits over web accessibility - 0 views

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    "Despite the court cases being filed in New York's Southern District, the institutions targeted are located all over the country. All are private colleges, universities or conservatories, and include large research universities such as Northeastern University and Drexel University. Both institutions said they do not comment on ongoing legal matters. Also being sued are Cornell University, Vanderbilt University, the California Institute of the Arts, Oberlin College, Loyola University New Orleans, the Savannah College of Art and Design, and many others."
Mathieu Plourde

Alt-texts descriptions: 5 characteristics of best alt-texts - 0 views

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    "For a student who is visually impaired, alt-text descriptions are very important pieces of information. And when these descriptions are well-written, they can provide information just as effectively as the image they describe. So what makes an alt-text description effective? Here are five important characteristics they share:"
Mathieu Plourde

ADA Compliance for Online Course Design - 1 views

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    "Lessons learned from campuses nationwide have informed an approach to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act during the process of online course design. Providing multiple ways for students to gain knowledge, demonstrate knowledge, and interact goes a long way toward making a course accessible to all students, including those with disabilities. Accessibility efforts benefit not only students with disabilities but also students who are English language learners and those working in noisy or quiet environments."
Mathieu Plourde

ADA Compliance for Online Course Design | EDUCAUSE - 0 views

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    Multi-institutional perspective on ADA compliance.
Mathieu Plourde

Essay criticizing the TEACH Act @insidehighered - 0 views

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    "As is so often the case in Washington, though, the devil is in the details. Our organizations, along with 19 other higher education groups representing nearly every American college and university, have serious concerns about what the TEACH Act would mean for higher education's ability to use technology to advance learning. In short, the legislation would actually prevent us from using new technology to better serve our students, including students with disabilities."
Mathieu Plourde

A Comparison of Learning Management System Accessibility - 1 views

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    "Learning management systems have become the primary delivery platform in most higher education systems for course-related activities such as lecture presentations, readings and assignments, discussions, and quizzes. Until a few years ago, access for learners and instructors with disabilities was either poorly supported or not considered at all in many popular tools. Due to lack of, or limited, accessibility in learning management systems, students were not able to fully or independently participate in key course activities."
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