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Engaging ALL Students to Improve Achievement the Digital Way

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Date
Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Time
10:30AM – 11:20AM CST

Location
Digital Learning Conference 2016
Region 4 Education Service Center
Houston, TX

Presenters
Joy Zabala, Ed.D., Co-director, AEM Center
Diana Carl, MA, LSSP, Special Projects Coordinator, AEM Center

Description

Wondering how “accessibility” and “usability” apply to digital materials and technologies used in today’s classrooms? If so, join leaders from the National Center on Accessible Educational Materials to broaden your understanding of accessible materials and technologies that are usable across the widest range of student variability. Explore indicators of accessibility and how they apply to both the content and the technology used to deliver the content. Learn about why it is essential to purchase digital materials and technologies that are accessible “right out of the box.” Find out how you can join with others to increase the demand for and availability of accessible materials and technologies in the marketplace.

Accessible Educational Materials (AEM)

Print- and technology-based educational materials designed to be usable across the widest range of individual variability.

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Accessibility

Access for all people, including people with disabilities, to web environments.

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Technology

Equipment or system where principal function is creation, conversion, duplication, control, display, interchange, transmission, reception, or broadcast of data.

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