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Trends and Futures in Accessible Media in the Classroom: Access For All
Trends and Futures in Accessible Media in the Classroom: Access For All
Trends and Futures in Accessible Media in the Classroom: Access For All
Trends and Futures in Accessible Media in the Classroom: Access For All
Trends and Futures in Accessible Media in the Classroom: Access For All
Trends and Futures in Accessible Media in the Classroom: Access For All
Trends and Futures in Accessible Media in the Classroom: Access For All
Trends and Futures in Accessible Media in the Classroom: Access For All
Trends and Futures in Accessible Media in the Classroom: Access For All
Trends and Futures in Accessible Media in the Classroom: Access For All
Trends and Futures in Accessible Media in the Classroom: Access For All
Trends and Futures in Accessible Media in the Classroom: Access For All
Trends and Futures in Accessible Media in the Classroom: Access For All
Trends and Futures in Accessible Media in the Classroom: Access For All
Trends and Futures in Accessible Media in the Classroom: Access For All
Trends and Futures in Accessible Media in the Classroom: Access For All
Trends and Futures in Accessible Media in the Classroom: Access For All
Trends and Futures in Accessible Media in the Classroom: Access For All
Trends and Futures in Accessible Media in the Classroom: Access For All
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Trends and Futures in Accessible Media in the Classroom: Access For All

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Demonstration on Access for All standards and Teachers Domain.

Demonstration on Access for All standards and Teachers Domain.

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  • 1. Trends and Futures in Accessible Media in the Classroom: Access For All National Center for Technology Innovation • WGBH National Center for Accessible Media June 28, 2009 NECC 2009
  • 2. WGBH’s Media Access Group • The Caption Center (est. 1972) Captions television, home videos, feature films, CD & DVD-ROM, streaming video • Descriptive Video Service (est. 1990) Describes television, home videos, feature films by inserting narrated descriptions of key visual elements during pauses in dialogue
  • 3. Carl and Ruth Shapiro Family National Center for Accessible Media at WGBH (NCAM - est. 1993) Research and development facility • Federally funded research projects • National policy development (public/private) • Technical solutions and guidelines • Community outreach • Strategic Partnerships • R&D Projects • Standards and Specifications
  • 4. Access For All
  • 5. Access For All
    • Identifies accessible content through flexible, standardized approach
    • Accessibility = Learning environment adjusts to needs of all learners
    • Disability = Mismatch between learner needs and ed resources
  • 6. Access for All Standard: matching learner needs to resources
    • Access for All serves:
    • Users with disabilities
    • Users with diverse learning approaches
    • Users with diverse hardware and software
    • Users in disabling environments
    • Users with diverse cultural or linguistic requirements
    • Anyone who diverges from the hypothetical norm
  • 7.
    • Teachers able to find accessible resources
    • DEMONSTRATION
    • http://tdstage.teachersdomain.org:8001/
  • 8. Access for All Standard: Two components
    • Accessibility metadata
      • Describes and enables discovery of accessibility features of resources
    • User profile
      • Describes user’s personal needs and preferences
      • Enables identification of matching resources
        • With or without other personal profiles and other resource metadata
        • Automatic caption/audio description display or enable at resource
  • 9. Teachers’ Domain
    • Most videos captioned
      • Users enable captions 20% of time
      • Computer labs with no speakers - Universal design!
    • Increasing described videos and images
    • Amended lesson plans in development
  • 10. Instant Impact
    • Large user base - new features available to thousands of teachers
    • Access icons seen by every user
  • 11. Access for All Standards: Current Status
  • 12. Access for All
    • IMS Global Learning Consortium and ISO/IEC (international standard)
    • Deployment begun – Teachers’ Domain as most comprehensive digital library user
  • 13. Access for All: other users
    • ANGEL Learning
    • SAKAI
  • 14. Access for All: other users
    • ATRC, University of Toronto
      • Web4All and TransformAble
        • http://web4all.atrc.utoronto.ca/
      • Inclusive Learning Exchange
        • http://inclusivelearning.ca/tile/
    • EU4ALL project - ISO Individualized Adaptability and Accessibility in e ‐ Learning, Education and Training and W3C device profiles standards.
      • http://www.eu4all ‐ project.eu/
  • 15. Promote use of Access for All
    • Educational publishers
    • Digital libraries
    • School-wide resource libraries
  • 16. Developers / Publishers / Institutions
    • Increased content accessibility
    • Increased efficiency for users
      • one-time investment in metadata, profile changes and algorithms
    • Small amounts of metadata yield big benefits
    • Increased promotion of existing accessible content
  • 17. Benefits of Access For All
    • Avoids stereotypes and assumptions
    • Avoids labeling or classifying users
    • Avoids collection of private information
  • 18. More information
        • IMS Guidelines for Developing Accessible Learning Applications
          • http://www.imsglobal.org/accessibility
        • Specifications for Accessible Learning Technologies (NCAM SALT site):
          • http://ncam.wgbh.org/salt/
        • ISO / IEC work
          • http://tinyurl.com/isoiec
  • 19. Contact Information
    • The Carl and Ruth Shapiro Family
    • National Center for Accessible Media at WGBH (NCAM)
    • Bryan Gould: [email_address]
    • Larry Goldberg: [email_address]
    One Guest Street Boston, MA 02135 617.300.3400 (voice/fax) ncam.wgbh.org

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