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Live Satellite Broadcast - "Untangling the Web: Making Online Teaching and Learning Accessible"

A satellite broadcast by the University of Maryland University College on the implications of accessibility for online education (video streaming is also available).

The broadcast will take place between 14:30-16:00 ET and will take the form of a moderated panel discussion with call-in questions from participants.

The programme will cover:

  • How students with disabilities navigate the Web, and how inaccessible course content impacts the work of faculty and staff.

  • How to address accessibility problems posed by courseware, course management systems, multimedia, and use of audio and video in
    online courses.

  • What kind of collaborative models have been developed to help faculty and staff meet the challenge of online accessibility.

  • How to develop institutional coordination policies in your campus or organization.

  • What faculty and staff development programs can do to enhance understanding of disability and technology.

  • What role good teaching plays in improving online accessibility.

  • How Universal Design and Universal Design for Instruction can inform the process of ensuring online accessibility.

Cost: $275-$350 (around 152-193).

Date: 22 April, 2004
Venue: Satellite Broadcast.
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