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Learner-centred Accessibility for Interoperable Web-based Educational Systems

Neville, Liddy; Cooper, Martyn; Heath, Andy; Rothbergeine, Madeleine and Treviranus, Jutta (2005). Learner-centred Accessibility for Interoperable Web-based Educational Systems. In: International World Wide Web Conference (WWW2005), 10-14 May 2005, Chiba, Japan.

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Abstract

This paper describes the need for an information model and specifications that support a new strategy for delivering
accessible computer-based resources to learners based on their specific needs and preferences in the circumstances in which they are operating. The strategy augments the universal accessibility of resources model to enable systems to focus on individual learners and their particular accessibility needs and preferences. A set of specifications known as the AccessForAll specifications is proposed.

Item Type: Conference Item
Keywords: Accessibility; human Factors; standardization
Academic Unit/Department: Institute of Educational Technology
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 9743
Depositing User: Martyn Cooper
Date Deposited: 05 Oct 2007
Last Modified: 05 Dec 2010 09:31
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/9743
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