I created this page to include the discussions about accessibility in the discussion board - Lara

These are some of the papers that I found about Accessibility and Usability in e-Learning:

Accessibility and e-Learning

Learning Resources

Creating accessible e-Learning resources http://www.teachability.strath.ac.uk/chapter_7/creatingelearning7.html

Learner-centred Accessibility for Interoperable Web-based Educational Systems.http://oro.open.ac.uk/9743/1/Learning-cented_Accessibility_for_Interoperable_Web-bsed_Educational_Systems.pdf


Coopper, M., & Heath, A. (2009).Access for all. Research, Reflections and Innovations in Integrating ICT in Education, 1139 - 1143. Retrieved from http://www.formatex.org/micte2009/book/1139-1143.pdf

Martin, M., Gutierrez, E., Barrera, C., Ascaso, A., Santos, O., & Botocario, J. (2007). Usability and Accessibility Evaluations Along the eLearning Cycle. SpringerLink, 4837, 691 - 696 Retrieved from http://www.springerlink.com/content/p54x8383138t3115/

Research Report

Catarci, T., De Giovanni, L., Gabrielli, S., Kimani, S., & Mirabella, V.(2008).Scaffolding the design of accessible eLearning content: a user-centered approach and cognitive perspective. Springer, 9(3) 209-216. Retrieved from http://www.springerlink.com/content/q8773r6276548176/

Projects going on are

EU4ALL Project (European Unified Approach for Accessible Lifelong Learning )- http://www.eu4all-project.eu/

NDA eLearning Project - http://www.nda.ie/website/nda/cntmgmtnew.nsf/0/6229866EECCB631B80257703004AB3CF?OpenDocument

(The NDA is developing an eLearning module to provide basic Disability Equality training to public sector staff in Ireland.)