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Adapting e-learning and learning services for people with disabilities

Douce, Christopher; Porch, Wendy and Cooper, Martyn (2010). Adapting e-learning and learning services for people with disabilities. In: 1st International AEGIS Conference: Access for All in the Desktop, Web and Mobile Field: an End-User and Developer Perspective, 7-8 October 2010, Seville, Spain.

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Abstract

Providing learning materials and support services that are adapted to the needs of individuals has the potential to enable learners to obtain maximal benefit from university level studies. This paper describes EU4ALL project which has been exploring how to present customized learning materials and services for people with disabilities. A number of the technical components of the EU4ALL framework are described. This is followed with a brief description of prototype implementations. This is then followed by a discussion of a number of research directions that may enhance the adaptability, usability and accessibility of information and support systems can be used and consumed by a diverse user population.

Item Type: Conference Item
Copyright Holders: Open University
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Not SetNot SetEuropean Union (IST-FP6-034778)
Keywords: accessibility; content personalization; e-learning; frameworks
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Computing & Communications
Institute of Educational Technology
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: eSTEeM
Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 24935
Depositing User: Christopher Douce
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2010 16:21
Last Modified: 05 Mar 2014 20:57
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/24935
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