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SETDA Emerging Technologies Forum: A-11-Why?

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Dates
Saturday, June 25 – Sunday, June 26, 2016

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Location
SETDA Emerging Technologies Forum
Denver, CO

Presenter
Mindy Johnson

Description

A-11-Why? Developers of educational technology products face significant challenges. The product has to address an important need while providing a user experience that is engaging, useful, supportive, challenging and usable by all learners right from the start. This session will explore the question, "Why accessible?" and the relationships and intersections between accessibility, usability, and Universal Design for Learning.

Technology

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

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Accessibility

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

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Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

Framework of learning and teaching, resisting one-size-fits-all approach. Encourages offering multiple means of representation, expression, and engagement.

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