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Learning differences & digital equity in the classroom

Treviranus, Jutta (2018) Learning differences & digital equity in the classroom. In: International Handbook of Information Technology in Primary and Secondary Education 2nd Edition. Springer. (Submitted)

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Abstract

This chapter addresses digital equity in the classroom for students with learning differences, as well as the role of technology in the provision of equitable education for the full diversity of students. The chapter discusses the evolving opportunities and challenges that information technology in the classroom presents to students with learning differences and their teachers.

To meaningfully understand this topic requires an understanding of the complex context, the forces at play, and their relation to students with learning differences. Among the forces at play are policies, regulations, the accessibility movement, technical trends, instructional design strategies, educational publishing, open educational resources, pedagogical trends, quality control approaches in education, and governance of formal education. The chapter highlights the benefits to all students of designing the classroom experience for students with learning differences.

Item Type: Book Section
Divisions: Faculty of Design
Research Programs > Inclusive Design Research Centre (IDRC)
Date Deposited: 28 Jan 2018 19:42
Last Modified: 29 Jan 2018 18:25
URI: http://openresearch.ocadu.ca/id/eprint/2152

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