Mary Anne Epp

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Experts estimate that only 5 percent of the world’s publishing output is made accessible in alternate formats for people who cannot use print. While some popular commercial digital audio and textual products are available to people with print disabilities, many people do not have equal access to reading materials and other resources. People who cannot use(More)
This article discusses the construct of learning ‘community’ for educators and proceeds to examine fundamental issues around the theory and practice of constructing learning communities using communication technologies (virtual learning communities). This concept of community asks the reader to ponder some possible shapes virtual learning communities could(More)
In a democracy, public education should contribute to the development of responsible. autonomous people. ‘The usual communication media of schools tend to favor conformity. However, the close match between Habermas’ criteria for emancipative discourse and the main characteristics of computer-mediated conferencing favor this medium for education. The(More)
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