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A FAST Team Presentation. Accommodating Students with Disabilities in Online Courses Presenter: David Wood. Presentation Agenda. Types of Disabilities and how they can be accommodated. Technologies that students with disabilities use. Why requests are made for extra time on tests.

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A fast team presentation

A FAST Team Presentation

Accommodating Students with Disabilities in Online Courses

Presenter: David Wood


Presentation agenda

Presentation Agenda

  • Types of Disabilities and how they can be accommodated.

  • Technologies that students with disabilities use.

  • Why requests are made for extra time on tests.

  • Accessibility vs. Usability in web and online course design.

  • Tips for eCampus Accessible Design (Alt Tags, Test Selection, Discussion Board vs Blog)

  • Video Closed Captioning Options (Transcript, Camtasia vs Autmomatic Sync).

  • Accessibility Update on MyMathLab.

  • Use of Social Networking and Presentation Sites (FB, Twitter, Pow Tunes, Prezi)

  • Microsoft Word Accessibility Checker (PowerPoint Tips-benefits of using notes area)


Types of disabilities

Types of Disabilities

  • Blind and/or Deaf

  • Paralysis, Mobility Impaired

  • Learning Disabilities (ADHD, Dyslexia)

  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Recent events: war (returning vets), motorcycle wrecks


Assistive technology overview

Assistive Technology Overview

  • JAWS Screen Reader, NVDA (FREE!)

  • MAGic Screen Magnifier

  • OpenBook, Kurzweil 1000

  • WYNN, Kurzweil 3000

  • Dragon Naturally Speaking

  • Track Balls, Puffer Switches, Eye Gaze


Advantages of distance learning

Advantages of Distance Learning

  • Education from the comfort of your home

  • No need for blind to arrange transportation

  • More comfortable for persons with PTSD


Accessibility vs usability

Accessibility vs. Usability

Accessibility:

Able to access all content and services.

(alt tags, color blind, closed captioning, transcripts, etc.)

Usability:

Easy to learn, quick to use, easy to navigate.


Example of a good website

Example of a GOOD website


Example of a w3c validation good

Example of a W3C Validation (Good)


Example of a bad website

Example of a BAD website


Example of a w3c validation bad

Example of a W3C Validation (Bad)


Ecampus adding alt text

eCampus (Adding Alt Text)


Table headers columns rows

Table Headers (Columns & Rows)


Closed captioning and transcripts

Closed Captioning and Transcripts

  • Used by persons who are blind or deaf

  • Costly and time consuming

  • Most YouTube videos do not have CC

  • TV and Internet have different formats

  • DIY (ex. Camtasia) vs. Paying for service

  • Automatic Sync: www.automaticsync.com


Camtasia closed captioning

Camtasia (Closed Captioning)


Math and accessibility

Math and Accessibility

  • Difficult to accommodate for screen readers

  • Math Markup Language (MathML)

  • Firefox has a free editor, FireMath

    Not Accessible:

    Accessible (with alt tag):

    alt=“X equals negative b, plus or minus the square root of B squared minus four times A times C all divided by two times A”

    MathType by Design Science: www.dessci.com


Mymathlab

MyMathLab


Use of social networking sites

Use of Social Networking Sites

  • Good for connecting with students

  • Comfortable for students with PTSD

  • However, not necessarily accessible

  • Chat programs especially difficult for blind

  • Twitter access: www.accessibletwitter.com


Microsoft word 2010 accessibility checker

Microsoft Word 2010 (Accessibility Checker)

  • Latest version has an accessibility checker.

  • File > Check for Issues > Check Accessibility

  • May have issues if saved with older version.

  • Try copy and paste into a new file.

  • Always use headings and styles.


Thank you any questions

Thank You! Any Questions?

David R. Wood

Email: [email protected]

Office: 972.669.6661

Web: online.dcccd.edu


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