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Create accessible electronic course materials for greater internationalization

Your Name and Title: Janet Sedgley, "Create accessible electronic course materials for greater internationalization"

School or Organization Name: Tessellearn - the accessible learning company

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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.

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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. 

Lucy Gray

Conference Co-Chair


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