Bridging the accessibility gap in Open Educational Resources

  title={Bridging the accessibility gap in Open Educational Resources},
  author={Rosa Navarrete and Sergio Luj{\'a}n-Mora},
  journal={Universal Access in the Information Society},
Open Educational Resources (OER) are being fostered as a global movement for providing educational opportunities to all. However, people with disabilities are still excluded from full participation because of the lack of accessibility of OER websites, as well as of the resources themselves. This work presents a proposal for the design of OER websites that would enable equitable access for all users. This design aims to bridge the accessibility gap through the personalization of the whole OER… 

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