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    A resource white paper designed to provide an overview of OERs for elementary and secondary education personnel involved in the selection, acquisition, and/or use of instructional materials.

  • presentation

    3:00PM – 4:00PM ET on Tuesday, April 30, 2019

    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.

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    A. Hashey & S. Stahl, 2014

    This document has been designed to provide an overview of open educational resources (OERs) for personnel involved in the selection, acquisition, and/or use of instructional materials.

  • presentation

    2:00PM – 4:45PM ET on Friday, November 8, 2019

    Accessibility of an OER means that all students are afforded the same opportunity to learn from a material, regardless of the tools they use for access. Learner variability is the norm, not the exception, so consideration of the ways students interact with digital materials is essential for curating and authoring inclusive OER.

  • Curating and Creating Accessible OERs is the sixth module of a free year-long professional learning opportunity to help new educators (and other interested educational professionals) improve the accessibility of the materials their students use for learning. In this module, you’ll learn how to select and create Open Educational Resources (OERs) designed according to accessibility best practices.

  • presentation

    11:00AM – 11:25AM MT on Wednesday, October 30, 2019

    In this session, participants will learn about best practices for ensuring the accessibility of OER EPUB publications, including the proper use of metadata to enhance the discovery and use of those publications for learning.

  • presentation

    1:15PM – 2:45PM ET on Friday, August 9, 2019

    Learn about the CISL & ISKME collaboration and how both groups are working to improve the availability and accessibility of OER in both the OER Commons digital library and the content authoring tool.

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    3:00PM – 4:00PM ET on Monday, June 8, 2020

    Learn how to curate accessible Open Educational Resources with a freely available protocol.

  • presentation

    10:10AM – 11:00AM ET on Thursday, October 24, 2019

    AccessATE supports the ATE community in making curriculum accessible for all students and faculty, including those with disabilities. This session will focus on Universal Design for Learning (UDL), which is a curriculum design framework for creating more inclusive learning environments for all. ATE grantees will learn how AccessATE can work with them to create accessible and universally designed curriculum with hands-on assistance, and get a sneak peek at making a UDL syllabus, course media, and OERs.

  • How to Select Accessible Digital Materials is the fifth and final module of a free year-long professional learning opportunity to help new educators (and other interested educational professionals) improve the accessibility of the materials their students use for learning. In this module, you’ll learn how to select digital materials designed according to accessibility best practices.

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