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Many learners struggle to engage with formal education. This can be for a range of reasons and there's no simple answer to any of them. This site is about reducing the barriers to engagement wherever possible. It will often focus on technology but that's only because technology has a lot to offer in many contexts. Other 'human based' approaches can be just as effective so they'll also get space when they cross the horizon.
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Learn sign language with iPhone and iPad apps

Learn sign language with iPhone and iPad apps | Inclusive teaching and learning | Scoop.it
Sign Languages have existed since deaf people have been around. Universally, where the deaf can be found, a manual form of conveying communication can also be found. The recorded history of sign language in Western societies extends from the 16th...
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Free Technology for Teachers: Many Books - 29,000 Free eBooks

Free Technology for Teachers: Many Books - 29,000 Free eBooks | Inclusive teaching and learning | Scoop.it
Almost 30,000 free e-books!http://t.co/8uFmxCBw via @rbyrne #edchat #engchat #lhs212 #googleschool...
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OER - Accessible programming concepts for blind students

OER - Accessible programming concepts for blind students | Inclusive teaching and learning | Scoop.it

The Connexions project is a global open educational resource programmes free to all users. I was taken by the inclusion of this resource on Accessible Objected-Oriented Programming Concepts for Blind Students: This module explains how to get started programming in Java in a format that is accessible to blind students.

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Harnessing the power of Internet Shopping Rage.... | JISC TechDis Blog

Harnessing the power of Internet Shopping Rage.... | JISC TechDis Blog | Inclusive teaching and learning | Scoop.it
This is the season you use web sites in earnest - or anger. Harness the rage caused by inaccessible sites by letting them know the impact on disabled users...
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INTACT Links

INTACT Links | Inclusive teaching and learning | Scoop.it

Ever needed to create a tactile graphic for a visually impaired learner? This site contains some really useful advice, links and guidance from the simple to the sophisticated. My personal favourite is Wikki Stix... 

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Teaching modern foreign languages to deaf learners

Teaching modern foreign languages to deaf learners | Inclusive teaching and learning | Scoop.it

One of the knottier problems faced by people supporting deaf learners to access the full curriculum.

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iPhone 4S Accessibility | Bloor

Good article from Peter Abrahams - The iPhone 4S, with iOS 5, provides serious accessibility features, the latest additions provide a step change and the base for further enhancements. See especially Assistive Touch and Siri.

 

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The Learning Engagement Model

The Learning Engagement Model | Inclusive teaching and learning | Scoop.it

Dusting off an old favourite. Does the Learner Engagement Model still hold true nearly ten years on? I think it does and I suspect Accessibility and Inclusion considerations strengthen its appeal.

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Introduction to Accessible Physics Concepts

Introduction to Accessible Physics Concepts | Inclusive teaching and learning | Scoop.it
Blind students should not be excluded from physics courses because of inaccessible textbooks. The modules in this collection present physics concepts in a format that blind students can read using accessibility tools.
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Deaf learners in UK - CRIDE 2011 Report

Deaf learners in UK - CRIDE 2011 Report | Inclusive teaching and learning | Scoop.it

Really useful up to date info on deaf learners and provision for deaf learners from  Consortium for Research into Deaf Education (CRIDE)

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JISC Techdis - Invest in Yourself - Free Resources

JISC Techdis - Invest in Yourself - Free Resources | Inclusive teaching and learning | Scoop.it

Free online workshops run by JISC TechDis . Awareness raising, training opportunities and live "accessibility clinic" discussions with links to a range of supporting resources and opportunities. See the Spring Term programme. 

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Raised Bar - Sibelius Access V5

Raised Bar - Sibelius Access V5 | Inclusive teaching and learning | Scoop.it

Music is a popular outlet for many visually impaired people and music technology is a popular curriculum choice but how do you make the technology accessible to people with little or no sight. There are many support materials here for the Sibelius software programme.

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MyPhoneService and MyInternetAccess Relaunch Website for Better Accessibility and Service

(PRWEB) December 15, 2011 MyPhoneService, a VoIP phone service, and MyInternetAccess, a website dedicated to finding consumers the best internet service for their money, are relaunching their websites in an effort to provide their clients with...
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Android Access: Accessible Android apps and news for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Android Access, a portal to information on accessible Android apps and programs for the blind and visually impaired.

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