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A few thoughts about accessibility on the web

By Katarina Hjärtmyr, guest blogger. Katarina Hjärtmyr is a Learning Technology Consultant at the Centre for Academic Development (PIL) at Örebro University in Sweden. Katarina works with support and administration of Blackboard and other digital tools available at the university. Katarina is also the system administrator for Urkund. At the 2015 Blackboard Teaching and Learning […]

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While we wait…

By Jessica Schein, guest blogger. Jessica Schein is a Ph.D student at Michigan State University. This post originally appeared on her blog, DISABILITYINHIGHERED. Contact Jessica at scheinje@msu.edu. Since World War II, higher education in the United States has evolved from serving the social elite to serving students from all walks of life. One motivation behind massification […]

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13 Tips to Enhance e-Learning with Low-tech, High-tech & Sensory Resources

By Joan M. Brennan, guest blogger. Joan Brennan is the owner and CEO of Brennan Innovators, LLC, creator of low-tech & digital tools for challenged readers, notably the Reading Focus Cards. She is also the College for Kids Instructor at the St. Louis Community College-Meramec. Contact Joan at joan@focusandread.com and on Twitter @FocusAndRead Educators know that getting and keeping […]

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Digital Literacy Campaign for Young Women with Disabilities in the Middle East

By Nabil Eid, guest blogger.  Nabil Eid is an ICT Accessibility consultant in the Middle East, as well as a Middle East Specialist at Telecentre Foundation. Telecentre Foundation (TCF) is an international organization as well as a global network of people and organizations that believe information, communication technologies (ICT) and the Internet have the power to nurture local talent, […]

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Using text-to-speech technology for maximum benefit

This is post 4 of 4 in the series “ReadSpeaker TextAid Feature Fridays” ReadSpeaker TextAid is more than just an ordinary text-to-speech solution. It is a complete tool that allows users to leverage text-to-speech technology for maximum benefit. The Lookup feature is a particularly useful feature for students and struggling readers alike. If a ReadSpeaker Textaid user would […]

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