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I've been invisible for a long time. Sorry about that. And I did just return to the US after a 5-week visit with grandkids in Dunedain. But there was a hurricane and emergency surgery and all, but I'm better. Just did a catch-up post on my US Blog.
Here's a followup post about my attempts to get my local school system to address the issue of making their institutional website meet US accessibility requirements.
I'm waiting to see how the Trump administration deals with civil rights legislation. There's been a lot of speculation, but I prefer to wait for something concrete.
VR seems to be this year's hot tech topic for education, at least in the US it is. I find the hype that happens around the year's hot topic to most frequently be just that, hype. A few years ago Second Life (2L) was all the rage. I know there are still some 2L education islands and programs, but, it failed to meet the projections and hype. It never ended up making significant changes in education. And, one of my concerns with the 2L efforts was (of course) access. Just as 2L was going…Continue
I've been focused on online accessibility since I was part of the team that created the first virtual high school in the US back in the mid-90s. Then I wrote a policy then to address how we dealt with students with special needs. In 2007, along with a colleague I wrote a publication for NACOL, (now iNACOL) that was one of the first publications to address what we saw as a growing problem with access and equity in online learning. I had come at this with a background in civil rights work…Continue