Your Name and Title: Janet Sedgley, "Create accessible electronic course materials for greater internationalization"
School or Organization Name: Tessellearn - the accessible learning company
Area of the World from Which You Will Present: Montana, USA
Language in Which You Will Present: English
Target Audience(s): school teachers
Short Session Description (one line): Simple, free ways to create educational materials that are useable by students with all ranges of abilities and disabilities and nationalities
Full Session Description (as long as you would like): For the last 7 years, the presenter has lead both her own university and others toward the goal of inclusive education through the creation of accessible digital learning materials. Usually small changes can make huge benefits in improving students ability to be independent and participate fully in class. This overview will quickly discuss several categories of accessible materials (documents and captioning) along with discussing how web sites and programs can provide ease or create barriers; discuss free or cheap ways of improving digital material accessible and end with a discussion on how this can improve students learning.
Websites / URLs Associated with Your Session: http://www.tessellearn.com
Hi Janet -
Is Tesselllearn a company or a consulting group? Generally, for profit companies need to be supporters of the conference in order to present.
As an aside, I'm super interesting in your work... my daughter attends Landmark College and accessibility is something of interest to me.