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MOOCs: When Opening Doors to Education, Institutions Must Ensure That People with Disabilities Have Equal Access

  title={MOOCs: When Opening Doors to Education, Institutions Must Ensure That People with Disabilities Have Equal Access},
  author={Nicholas Anastasopoulos and A M Baer},
  journal={Journal of Collective Bargaining in the Academy},

Video Captions for Online Courses: Do YouTube’s Auto-generated Captions Meet Deaf Students’ Needs?

This study looked at a particular type of video—the weekly informal news update created by individual professors for their online classes—to see if automatic captions are sufficiently accurate to meet the needs of deaf students, and found that auto-generatedCaptions are too inaccurate to be used exclusively.

Accessibility Strategies for Making MOOCs for People with Visual impairments: A Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Perspective

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) were designed to enhance access to education to all that desire it. The open access drive seeks to promote free and equitable access to basic, higher, formal and

An investigation into the accessibility of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)

An understanding is yielded of how MOOC providers cater for disabled learners, the motivations of disabled learners when taking part in MOOCs, and howMOOCs should be designed to be accessible for disabledLearners.

Automated generation of ‘good enough’ transcripts as a first step to transcription of audio-recorded data

This article presents a proof-of-concept exploration utilising three examples of automated transcription of audio recordings from different contexts; an interview, a public hearing and a classroom setting, and concludes that this form of automation provides ‘good enough’ transcription for first versions of transcripts.

What is Best for the Learner?: Are MOOCs the Answer?

Massive Open Online Courses or MOOCs are increasing in use by universities, corporations and other organizations. The quality of instruction and learning is an ongoing topic of debate as to whether


MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) have been around since 2008, when 2,300 students took part in a course called “Connectivism and Connective Knowledge” organized by University of Manitoba, Canada.