Selecting and utilising assistive technologies in an e-learning context


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Author: Downie, Andrew


E-learning and online learning are now integral components of educational delivery in Australia and it is crucial that people who have disabilities are able to participate actively and that their knowledge can be assessed. This report builds on the 2005 ‘Adaptive and assistive technologies in e-learning’ report [indexed at TD/TNC 82.402]. The definition of assistive/adaptive technologies is broadened and the various technologies are explained along with their relevance to educational settings generally and to e-learning specifically. Equipment applicable to four major disability types is...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Participation; Disability; Disadvantaged; Evaluation; Technology; Teaching and learning

Keywords: Learning support; Online learning; Educational technology

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Brisbane, Queensland: Australian Flexible Learning Framework, 2006

Physical description: iii, 23 p.

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ISBN: 1921045744

Statement of responsibility: Andrew Downie

Resource type: Government report or paper

Document number: TD/TNC 89.479

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