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AEM for Success! Getting Accessible Educational Materials to All Learners


Saturday, April 21, 2018

9:15AM – 10:15AM PT

EdRev Expo 2018
San Francisco, CA

Cynthia Curry, Director, AEM Center


Diverse and engaging educational materials and technologies are being selected by states, districts, and teachers for student learning. But are they accessible to all learners?  In this workshop, you'll learn what "accessible" means, who needs accessible educational materials (AEM) and accessible technologies, and where and how to acquire them.

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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XML (EXtensible Markup Language)

Universal format for structured documents and data. Set of rules, guidelines, and conventions for designing text formats for data.

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Unformatted text standard defining how computers write and read characters.

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American National Standards (ANSI)

Non-profit organization that administers and coordinates the U.S voluntary standardization and conformity assessment system.

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

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Accessible Technology

Technology that can be used by people with a wide range of abilities and disabilities. Incorporates the principles of universal design.

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