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Accessibility: Creating a learning environment that works for all learners. Universal Design for Learning: The elimination of barriers from the learning environment. UDL principles are important because they can help address the ability for all students to have access to online materials no matter what technology they use for learning.

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Universal Design

Accessible content doesn’t just benefit those with disabilities. For example, in the case of web video, captioned content benefits ESL students and those who prefer to learn by both reading and hearing new terminology. In a sound-sensitive environment like a library, captioned video can be watched without disturbing those nearby. Essentially, content is most useful… Continue Reading Universal Design

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What’s New with Accessibility

The following is some great information shared out by Michigan Colleges Online: Accessibility Rules Updated: A  long-awaited update to a federal rule ups the pressure on colleges and universities to ensure that their information and communication technology services are accessible to students with disabilities, experts say.  The federal government last month finished work on updating section… Continue Reading What’s New with Accessibility

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Universal Design

Accessible content doesn’t just benefit those with disabilities. For example, in the case of web video, captioned content benefits ESL students and those who prefer to learn by both reading and hearing new terminology. In a sound-sensitive environment like a library, captioned video can be watched without disturbing those nearby. Essentially, content is most useful… Continue Reading Universal Design

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