Towards Inclusive Learning in Higher Education

Towards Inclusive Learning in Higher Education

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It is widely recognised that the provision of an inclusive education is critical to maintaining high standards of learning and teaching for all students in higher education - a fact that is backed up by recent introduction of legislation and best practice guidelines around the world. This book is written for all practitioners in higher education today - many of whom may not have previous experience of working with disabled students, but now wish to develop a better understanding of the issues involved and of how they can improve their own practice. Towards Inclusive Learning in Higher Education is a rich source of practical advice and resources. Experienced contributors share their own techniques, outlining innovative methods and activities that will help both individuals and institutions to improve their classroom practice and develop inclusive curricula. The book explores the all the key areas in higher education today, including: the student's transition from FE to HE current barriers to inclusive education uses and requirements for information technology quality issues and benchmark descriptors examinations and assessment employability and work placements.... web browsers and assistive technologies (The User Agent Accessibility Guidelines (UAAG): http://www. and for ... resources that can be reused for different purposes in different environments (Brewer and Treviranus 2003). ... The ITC also commissioned research exploring issues relating to the accessibility of digital television provision, with a ... not initially have been anticipated, such as the Ford Focus car and the Big Button telephone from British Telecom (BT).

Title:Towards Inclusive Learning in Higher Education
Author:Mike Adams, Sally Brown
Publisher:Routledge - 2006-09-27


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