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This topic collects resources around issues of accessibility and user requirements.


21 Jan 2013 Phil Barker
I went to a meeting for stakeholders interested in the eTernity (European textbook reusability networking and interoperability) initiative. The hope is that eTernity will be a project of the CEN Workshop on Learning Technologies with the objective of gathering requirements and proposing a framework to provide European input to ongoing work by ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC36, […]
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11 Jan 2013 Sharon's Blog
After twelve years, I’ve decided to leave CETIS and I finish today. In my final blog post, I just thought I’d share with you with a couple of things that have really stood out for me during my time as an e-learning technologist.
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17 Dec 2012 Sharon's Blog
This is the first in a series of posts based on the Compendium of Good Practice in Relationship Management in Higher and Further Education, written by myself and Lou McGill. The Compendium will be made available shortly, but I thought I'd post up a few samples to whet your appetite. This first post focuses on communication, which is at the very heart of relationship management and is linked strongly with both staff and student well-being.
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04 Dec 2012 Sharon's Blog
Just one year ago, there was no Coursera. MOOCs can offer an agile solution that takes student needs into account. And now the MOOC has just got better.
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09 Nov 2012 Sharon's Blog
There seems to be a lot of animosity toward MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) at the moment, but I wonder how many of those nay-sayers have actually taken a MOOC? From a student point of view, a MOOC is a wonderful opportunity to try something for free, with no obligation if it doesn't work out, or if circumstances force a change of mind. In any case, if MOOC is a dirty word, why are thousands of students flocking to take them?
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Accessibility Events

Past Events

Accessibility SIG Meeting
Date: 13 May 2009
16th Accessibility SIG Meeting
Date: 24 Jul 2007

Accessibility Resources

Information for Presenters
Date: Sep 2007
Guidelines for presenters by Sharon Perry
Previous Accessibility SIG Meetings
Date: Sep 2007
List of all previous Accessibility meetings with links to presentations, podcasts and notes.
Resource List
Date: Feb 2007
Central resource for information, articles and links relating to accessibility and learning technology.
Accessibility Tips
Date: Jan 2007
A general overview on what accessibility is, why you need it and some simple ways of improving the accessibility of your learning resources.
Briefing: IMS ACCMD
Date: Jan 2007
A short publication which explains what the IMS ACCMD (AccessibilityForAll Metadata) Specification is about and how it works.

Accessibility Publications

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