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Disabled Learners’ Experiences of E-learning

Disabled Learners’ Experiences of E-learning
Disabled Learners’ Experiences of E-learning
This paper provides an overview and initial findings of the LExDis project which is exploring the e-learning experiences of disabled learners within a UK university in order to increase understanding of the many complex issues and interactions introduced by disabled learners’ requirements for accessible e-learning, compatible assistive technologies and effective learning support. The LExDis project is relatively unique in that it is using participatory methods to enable the disabled learner’s ‘voice’ to be heard. By giving voice to their experiences it is hoped that authentic, rich and meaningful examples, stories and illustrations can be created that help to inform the practices of lecturers and support staff.
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Wald, Mike
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Wald, Mike
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Seale, Jane
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Wald, Mike, Seale, Jane and Draffan, E.A. (2008) Disabled Learners’ Experiences of E-learning. World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (EDMEDIA) 2008, 6374-6383.

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Abstract

This paper provides an overview and initial findings of the LExDis project which is exploring the e-learning experiences of disabled learners within a UK university in order to increase understanding of the many complex issues and interactions introduced by disabled learners’ requirements for accessible e-learning, compatible assistive technologies and effective learning support. The LExDis project is relatively unique in that it is using participatory methods to enable the disabled learner’s ‘voice’ to be heard. By giving voice to their experiences it is hoped that authentic, rich and meaningful examples, stories and illustrations can be created that help to inform the practices of lecturers and support staff.

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Published date: July 2008
Organisations: Web & Internet Science

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Local EPrints ID: 266631
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/266631
PURE UUID: 44d53b54-a08a-4cbe-8a3e-09516d30fcbc

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Date deposited: 08 Sep 2008 13:50
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 07:14

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Author: Mike Wald
Author: Jane Seale
Author: E.A. Draffan

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