Universally Designed Educational Material for Students with and without Disabilities: Would Its Development Be Possible without the Contribution of IT Applications?

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  •   Konstantinos Gkyrtis

  •   Maria Gelastopoulou

  •   Vassilis Kourbetis

Abstract

The Institute of Educational Policy, seeking to realize inclusive policies and practices planned the project: “Design and Development of Universally Accessible Educational Material.” Its objectives are the development of universally designed digital educational materials for nursery primary and secondary school students with disabilities or special educational needs. The project focuses on developing new open source digital educational material and software for special education in Greece, adopting and using the popular platform OpenEdX of asynchronous e-learning that allows the organization of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), aimed at distance learning and training of the teachers of general and special education.

Keywords: ICT, Universal Design for Learning, Accessibility, Disabilities

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Gkyrtis, K., Gelastopoulou, M. and Kourbetis, V. 2018. Universally Designed Educational Material for Students with and without Disabilities: Would Its Development Be Possible without the Contribution of IT Applications?. European Journal of Engineering and Technology Research. CIE (Mar. 2018), 50-55. DOI:https://doi.org/10.24018/ejers.2018.0.CIE.644.