Making Online Teaching Accessible: Inclusive Course Design for Students with Disabilities

Making Online Teaching Accessible: Inclusive Course Design for Students with Disabilities

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by Norman Coombs
     
 

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As educational institutions rapidly expand into online and hybrid formats, designing with accessibility in mind becomes essential. This book helps online teachers, instructional designers, and content developers avoid inadvertently creating barriers for students with disabilities and comply with government-mandated ADA standards. Grounded in the theories of learner

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Overview

As educational institutions rapidly expand into online and hybrid formats, designing with accessibility in mind becomes essential. This book helps online teachers, instructional designers, and content developers avoid inadvertently creating barriers for students with disabilities and comply with government-mandated ADA standards. Grounded in the theories of learner-centered teaching and successful course design, the book explains how to design course content and delivery to be both attractive and accessible to all students, creating better conditions for student learning, success, and satisfaction, and better preparing students to compete in the competitive workplace.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470499047
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/18/2010
Series:
Jossey-Bass Guides to Online Teaching and Learning Series, #17
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Norman Coombs is CEO of EASI (Equal Access to Software and Information) and professor emeritus at the Rochester Institute of Technology where he pioneered RIT's distance learning program in the early 1980s. Coombs is coauthor of Information Access and Adaptive Technology.

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