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A report on the EU4ALL project at The Open University. Presented at Workshop on personalized TIC services for people with disabilities, Department of Informatics, UNED, Madrid 2010

A report on the EU4ALL project at The Open University. Presented at Workshop on personalized TIC services for people with disabilities, Department of Informatics, UNED, Madrid 2010

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  • 1.
    • Dr. Robert Farrow
    [email_address] Madrid, 25/11/2010
  • 2. Context: The Open University
    • The OU is the biggest university in the UK with more than 250,000 students
    • more than 7,000 tutors
    • more than 1,200 full-time academic staff 
    • more than 3,500 support and administrative staff
    • 2 million students since 1971
    • In addition to being the largest distance-learning institution in the UK, we are the largest provider of higher education for people with disabilities in Europe
    • Almost 12,000 people with disabilities study with us each year.
    Madrid, 25/11/2010
  • 3. [email_address]
    • 1.Content Personalisation
    • 2.eServices
    There are two main aspects to EU4ALL@UKOU: Madrid, 25/11/2010
  • 4. EU4ALL@UKOU: Content Personalisation Madrid, 25/11/2010 Student VLE EU4ALL CP MODULE Metadata Repository (MR) Device Model (DM) User Model (UM) (Metadata)
  • 5. EU4ALL@UKOU: eServices Services based on needs identified through comparative studies based on EU4ALL framework and existing provision Specific service / workflow defined in SCXML… … realised in ESS Accessibility Information Service (AccInfo) Interim Loan Kit service (ILK) Assistive Technology Feedback Service (ATF) Madrid, 25/11/2010
  • 6. Securing Greater Accessibility
    • UKOU -> SEGA
    • Raise profile of accessibility
    • New responsibilities, roles and structure
    • Introduce new practices and new systems
    • Start March 2010, annual review process
    • Opportunity: EU4ALL can feed into guidance
    Madrid, 25/11/2010
  • 7. Roadmap Acceleration Programme
    • UKOU > RAP
    • Investment in improved learning systems
    • Accessibility as one of the principles
    • 11 strands
    • Personalisation, accessibility & usability
    • Introduce new practices and new systems
    • Start July 2010 complete July 2011
    • Opportunity: EU4ALL standards and recommendations
    Madrid, 25/11/2010
  • 8.  
  • 9. Lessons map from…
    • Framework
    • Design and requirements
    • Focus groups
    • Standards
    • Technology
    • Evaluations and analysis
    • End user studies
    • All trials and studies
    Madrid, 25/11/2010
  • 10. Coda: Democracy & Knowledge
    • Plato’s Critique of Democracy ( Republic 557a-564a)
    • People are not the best judges of what is good for them
    • People are motivated by private gain above public good
    • Most people are not competent leaders
    • Politics requires a certain kind of expertise
    Madrid, 25/11/2010
  • 11.
    • “ The best argument against democracy is a five minute conversation with the average voter” Winston Churchill  (1874 - 1965)
    Madrid, 25/11/2010
  • 12. Democracy & Knowledge
    • MEDICINE
    • Who decides how to treat an illness? The patient or the doctor?
    • LAW
    • Who decides the nature of justice? The accused , the jury, the lawyer, or the judge? The politician?
    Madrid, 25/11/2010
  • 13.
    • ACCESSIBILITY
    • Who decides how to address accessibility? The end-user or the educational technologist? Student Support Services? Technical experts? Course designers? Teachers?
    • What kind of judgements need to be made about finding solutions to accessibility? Who should be involved?
    • -> DIALOGUE
    Madrid, 25/11/2010
  • 14. UKOU Evaluation Activities
      • Summary of UKOU Evaluation Activities
      • RA-1 Focus Groups with senior management
      • RA-2 Focus Groups Key Stakeholders
      • RA-3 Structured Interviews with Technical Managers/Experts
    Madrid, 25/11/2010
  • 15. UKOU Evaluation Activities
      • Summary of UKOU Evaluation Activities
      • RA-4 Questionnaire based research of the student experiences over period of evaluation
      • RA-5 Telephone Structured Interviews with Students
      • RA-6 Lab based studies of student interactions with prototypes
    Madrid, 25/11/2010
  • 16. Focus Group Madrid, 25/11/2010
  • 17. End-user evaluation
  • 18. UKOU Evaluation Activities
      • Summary of UKOU Evaluation Activities
      • RA-7 Lab based studies of staff and stakeholder interactions with prototypes
      • RA-8 Focus groups with disabled students
      • RA-9 Focus groups with students without disabilities
    Madrid, 25/11/2010
  • 19. UKOU Evaluation Activities
      • Summary of UKOU Evaluation Activities
      • RA-10 Workshops with key stakeholders and end-users
      • RA-11 Comparative studies of services based on the EU4ALL framework and existing provision
      • RA-12 Specific evaluation of issues of application of content metadata and generation of user profiles
      • RA-13 External Stakeholders workshop
      • RA-14 Review of OU Staff interaction with EU4ALL Services
    Madrid, 25/11/2010
  • 20. [email_address] Madrid, 25/11/2010

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