Tag: Disabilities

frontiers feature image logo


Progress on New Federal Electronic Instructional Materials Accessibility Legislation

Published by: WCET Frontiers | 9/21/2015 | 0 comments

In today’s blog post, we have a conversation with Jarret Cummings, EDUCAUSE’s Director of Policy and External Relations. Jarret has helped lead negotiations on new federal legislation that would facilitate the development of voluntary accessibility guidelines for electronic instructional materials and related technologies in higher education. We thank Jarret for this update as part of […]

frontiers feature image logo


Four Recommendations for the Higher Ed Act Reauthorization

Published by: Russ Poulin | 6/4/2015 | 6 comments

Some new federal regulations may be coming your way and we need to make our voice heard. We need your help in addressing concerns in four areas: ensuring equity for financial aid, student identity, accessibility, and state authorization of distance education. The Higher Education Act This year we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Higher […]

frontiers feature image logo

Five more years of inaccessibility?

Published by: Russ Poulin | 5/16/2013 | 0 comments

WCET welcomes Lauren McLarney of the National Federation of the Blind in giving us some recent history of and the next steps for proposed regulations regarding accessibility to educational technologies for those with disabilities.  Thank you Lauren. I was in college a mere five years ago, but in that short period of time things have […]

frontiers feature image logo


Completely Redesigning One Institution’s Online Courses – In Just One Year

Published by: Russ Poulin | 12/1/2011 | 10 comments

FIRST – Sorry to our subscribers who received the seemingly random post of Jo Kroll’s picture.  I was trying a newer version of WordPress and made a mistake.  Some parts are not quite as user friendly as I’d hoped.  Russ Poulin ON TO THE POST — I first met Jo Kroll at WCET’s old Institute […]

frontiers feature image logo

Web Accessibility: What Will It Take to Sustain Online Accessibility?

Published by: WCET Frontiers | 3/16/2011 | 5 comments

The 2010 Managing Online Education survey had a very disturbing finding considering that distance education has moved beyond its nascent years. We learned that many campuses do not have formal policies and procedures to assure that their online courses and programs are compliant with mandates of the American Disabilities Act (ADA).  More than a third […]


Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Archive By Month

Blog Tags

Distance Education (260)Student Success (246)Online Learning (193)U.S. Department of Education (187)WCET (186)State Authorization (184)Regulation (180)Managing Digital Learning (173)Technology (159)Digital Learning (127)Innovation (125)Teaching (120)Collaboration/Community (110)Course Design (102)WCET Annual Meeting (98)Access (97)Cost of Instruction (88)Professional Development (86)Legislation (83)Faculty (82)Financial Aid (82)Completion (74)Assessment (69)Instructional Design (66)Open Educational Resources (65)SAN (63)Competency-based Education (62)COVID-19 (61)SARA (61)Accreditation (60)Quality (60)Data and Analytics (59)Research (58)Accessibility (55)Professional Licensure (55)Credentials (54)Outcomes (47)Reciprocity (47)WOW Award (46)Workforce/Employment (40)Higher Education Act (40)Diversity/Equity/Inclusion (39)Regular and Substantive Interaction (38)Policy (37)Title IV (36)Virtual/Augmented Reality (36)Negotiated Rulemaking (35)Practice (35)Disaster Planning/Recovery (34)Academic Integrity (30)Leadership (30)IPEDS (28)Reauthorization (28)Survey (27)Adaptive/Personalized Learning (27)Credits (26)Military and Veterans (25)Disabilities (25)MOOC (23)WCET Summit (22)WCET Awards (21)Evaluation (21)Complaint Process (20)Every Learner Everywhere (20)Retention (20)Correspondence Course (18)Physical Presence (17)WICHE (17)Products and Services (16)Enrollment (16)Forprofit Universities (15)WCET Webcast (15)NCOER (14)Textbooks (14)Member-Only (14)Blended/Hybrid Learning (13)Digital Divide (13)Mobile Learning (13)State Authorization Network (13)Cybersecurity (12)Consortia (12)Futures (11)Marketing (11)Privacy (11)Personalized Learning (11)Prior Learning Assessment (10)Courseware (10)Teacher Prep (10)Social Media (9)LMS (9)Rankings (9)system/consortia (9)STEM (8)Standards (8)Student Authentication (8)Partnership (8)Artificial Intelligence (7)Readiness and Developmental Courses (7)What's Next (7)K-12 (6)Nursing (6)Testing (6)Tuition and Fees (6)Graduation (6)System/Consortia (5)International Students (5)Lab Courses (5)Proctoring (5)Remote Learning (5)Closer Conversation (5)ROI (5)DETA (5)Game-based/Gamification (5)Dual Enrollment (4)Outsourcing (4)Coding (4)Security (4)Fall and Beyond Series (3)In a Time of Crisis (3)Net Neutrality (3)Universal Design for Learning (3)Cheating Syndicates Series (3)Student Identity Verification (2)Nontraditional Learners (1)Title IX (1)Cross Skilling/Reskilling (1)Higher Education Trends (1)

Follow us on Twitter