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Universal Design and Accessibility Standards in Online Learning Objects

  • Cláudia Mara Scudelari de Macedo
  • Vania Ribas Ulbricht
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8011)

Abstract

This article notes that the media used in distance learning mode can create barriers to access such content for people who have some form of disabilities. Introduces the principles of universal design, aggregates the standards, guidelines and recommendations for creating accessible web content, developing a set of guidelines for creating accessible learning objects, aiming to support content-developing teachers in creating learning objects accessible to people with disabilities.

Keywords

Distance Education Learning Objects accessibility 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cláudia Mara Scudelari de Macedo
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Vania Ribas Ulbricht
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.PPGDesignUniversidade Federal do ParanáCuritibaBrazil
  2. 2.EADPontifícia Universidade Católica do ParanáCuritibaBrazil
  3. 3.EGC, FlorianópolisUniversidade Federal de Santa CatarinaSanta CatarinaBrazil

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