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OERs, UDL and Accessibility: A Partnership for Equity

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Date
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Time
3:00PM – 4:00PM ET

Location
National Summit for Educational Equity
Arlington, VA

Presenter
Luis PĂ©rez and Sam JohnstonAEM Center

Audience
K-20 Educators, Curriculum Developers, Instructional Designers

Description

OERs are digital materials made available freely and/or through open licensing that allows educators to repurpose content. OERs can allow funding typically spent on textbooks to be redirected for other pressing needs, but they are not always accessible to all learners. In this session, you will learn about resources to help you select and/or create accessible OER content to support learning in inclusive settings. A set of quality indicators for incorporating OERs into a robust procurement system for accessible educational materials (AEM) will also be discussed.

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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