By Evan Silberman This article was originally published as “Promoting Accessibility in the Context of 21st-Century Higher Education,” in Transforming Higher Ed, an EDUCAUSE Review blog, on March 9, 2018. One of the emerging frontiers in postsecondary education is digital education. In 2015, President Obama announced America’s College Promise (ACP), a program aimed at providing two free years of college […]
What is personalized learning, and how can it be used by both teachers and educational leaders to empower students to access their full potential? An experienced educator spells out the milestones that matter for personalized learning. The students in Sarah Johnson’s third period Algebra hunch over their desks working through the mysteries of Pythagoras. The […]
Where technology and best practices meet: 10 tips for building a great student data privacy compliance program (or improving the one you have in place).
Whenever you add a piece of content or a new feature or interactive element, take these steps to ensure your site is accessible.
Before we get comfortable, thinking access is the only fire we have to address, there is more: privacy, security, and quality.
States and districts can take advantage of the moment by self-assessing their procurement practices and taking the first steps toward including accessibility.
We need to stop waiting for data and ideas from above, and at least plant some seeds so the organic process can have a chance to grow.
To help students transition to higher level thinking and increased engagement, high-quality digital content needs to be expertly curated.