Cclearn And Universal Design 29 May 2008

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Brief talk given to CSUS about the potential synergy between the open education movement, ccLearn activities, and universal design in education.

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Cclearn And Universal Design 29 May 2008

  1. 1. ccLearn and Universal Design Ahrash N Bissell Attribution: Ahrash N Bissell, 2008
  2. 2. What is universaldesign?
  3. 3. From the Center for Universal Design : Universal design assumes… <ul><li>Equitable use </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility in use </li></ul><ul><li>Simple and intuitive </li></ul><ul><li>Perceptible information </li></ul><ul><li>Tolerance for error </li></ul><ul><li>Low physical effort </li></ul><ul><li>Size and space for approach and use </li></ul>
  4. 4. How does Creative Commons fit in to considerations of Universal Design ?
  5. 5. Creative Commons <ul><li>What is Creative Commons (CC)? </li></ul>
  6. 7. ccLearn <ul><li>What is ccLearn? </li></ul>The educational division of Creative Commons.
  7. 8. ccLearn <ul><li>Why do we exist? </li></ul>CC licenses = infrastructural “glue”. Advice, support, advocacy for open education movement. <ul><li>What is ccLearn? </li></ul>The educational division of Creative Commons.
  8. 9. ccLearn <ul><li>What are we doing? </li></ul>Addressing legal, technical, and social barriers to the growth of open education. Identifying and celebrating exemplary practices. Promoting integration of open educational practices with other areas of need… such as universal design .
  9. 10. Again, universal design assumes… <ul><li>Equitable use </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility in use </li></ul><ul><li>Simple and intuitive </li></ul><ul><li>Perceptible information </li></ul><ul><li>Tolerance for error </li></ul><ul><li>Low physical effort </li></ul><ul><li>Size and space for approach and use </li></ul>
  10. 11. Again, universal design assumes… <ul><li>Equitable use and access. </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility in use. </li></ul><ul><li>Simple and intuitive by derivation. </li></ul><ul><li>Perceptible information can be added. </li></ul><ul><li>Tolerance for error and permission to experiment. </li></ul>… and CC enables… … and maybe other benefits too…?
  11. 12. learn.creativecommons.org Learn

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