SUPPORTING RE-LEARNING OF BASIC SKILLS OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES BY WEB-BASED TRAINING

Thorsten Busse, Ileana Hamburg

Abstract

Learners with disabilities need to (re) learn basic skills at all levels to enable them to lead more independent lives, to improve their literacy or numeracy, to gain employment or enter further education. Web-based Training - WbT has the potential to offer many advantages over traditional instructor-led training. In this paper after a listing of some barriers of (re-)learning of basic skills And of some ways to make WbT courses more accessible for disabled people, two ongoing European projects are presented having as one of the objectives the use of WbT for (re)learning of basic skills at people with learning and/or physical disabilities.

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Busse T. and Hamburg I. (2006). SUPPORTING RE-LEARNING OF BASIC SKILLS OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES BY WEB-BASED TRAINING . In Proceedings of WEBIST 2006 - Second International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 2: WEBIST, ISBN 978-972-8865-47-4, pages 371-374. DOI: 10.5220/0001240103710374


in Bibtex Style

@conference{webist06,
author={Thorsten Busse and Ileana Hamburg},
title={SUPPORTING RE-LEARNING OF BASIC SKILLS OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES BY WEB-BASED TRAINING},
booktitle={Proceedings of WEBIST 2006 - Second International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 2: WEBIST,},
year={2006},
pages={371-374},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001240103710374},
isbn={978-972-8865-47-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of WEBIST 2006 - Second International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 2: WEBIST,
TI - SUPPORTING RE-LEARNING OF BASIC SKILLS OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES BY WEB-BASED TRAINING
SN - 978-972-8865-47-4
AU - Busse T.
AU - Hamburg I.
PY - 2006
SP - 371
EP - 374
DO - 10.5220/0001240103710374