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Demonstration on Access for All standards and Teachers Domain.

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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 Presentation Transcript

    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Access For All
    • 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
    • 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
      • Teachers able to find accessible resources
      • DEMONSTRATION
      • http://tdstage.teachersdomain.org:8001/
    • 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
    • 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
    • Instant Impact
      • Large user base - new features available to thousands of teachers
      • Access icons seen by every user
    • Access for All Standards: Current Status
    • Access for All
      • IMS Global Learning Consortium and ISO/IEC (international standard)
      • Deployment begun – Teachers’ Domain as most comprehensive digital library user
    • Access for All: other users
      • ANGEL Learning
      • SAKAI
    • 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/
    • Promote use of Access for All
      • Educational publishers
      • Digital libraries
      • School-wide resource libraries
    • 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
    • Benefits of Access For All
      • Avoids stereotypes and assumptions
      • Avoids labeling or classifying users
      • Avoids collection of private information
    • 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
    • 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