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Title Accessible instructional design / edited by Dave L. Edyburn
Edition First edition
Published Bingley : Emerald, 2015
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Description 1 online resource
Series Advances in special education technology ; volume 2
Advances in special education technology ; volume 2
Contents Accessible instructional design : designing for differences / Dave L. Edyburn -- What do you need to create and maintain web accessibility? / Cyndi Rowland, Jonathan Whiting, Jared Smith -- Universal design for online learning / Anne Guptill -- Accommodation, access, large scale assessment : possibilities for universal design / Evelyn Hickey -- Refocusing instructional design / Randall Boone, Kyle Higgins -- Design for more types : designing text to support the access, engagement, and success of diverse learners / Dave L. Edyburn, Keith D. Edyburn
Summary The Advances in special education technology series is designed to focus international attention on applications of technology for individuals with disabilities. Outstanding researchers from around the world will contribute chapters synthesizing the research evidence on specific types of technology applications that improve access, engagement, and learning outcomes of diverse learners.The scope of contributions will cover subfields known as assistive technology, instructional design, instructional technology, online learning, personalized learning, and universal design for learning and will encompass both formal and informal learning settings across the lifespan. Instructional designers often fail to consider issues of accessibility when creating educational materials. As a result, students with disabilities frequently encounter physical, sensory, or cognitive barriers that prevent them from accessing, engaging, and succeeding in learning activities. This volume will examine issues of accessibility and how designers can improve the quality of educational materials by embedding supports that anticipate the special learning needs of diverse learners
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed December 16, 2015)
Subject Architecture and society.
Architecture -- Human factors.
Barrier-free design.
Form Electronic book
Author Edyburn, Dave L., editor
ISBN 1785602888 (electronic bk)
9781785602887 (electronic bk)