EVALUATING AN E-LEARNING EXPERIENCE ORIENTED TOWARDS ACCESSIBLE INSTRUCTION

Félix Buendía, Alberto González-Téllez, José Vte. Benlloch-Dualde, Germán Moltó, Natividad Prieto, M. J. Castro-Bleda, Juan V. Oltra

Abstract

e-Learning is becoming an essential tool in the field of accessible instruction. This work describes the evaluation of an experience implemented at the Universitat Politècnica de València that addressed the adaptation of its e-learning platform to make accessible its contents and resources. Such experience has been developed in the context of the EU4ALL project which provided a general framework to cope with the needs of accessible lifelong learning at a Higher Education level. The first part of the experience consisted in developing specific components in Sakai, an open-source Learning Management System that is used at UPV as the institutional e-learning platform under the name of PoliformaT. The second part dealt with the evaluation of the developed Sakai version for a set of disabled students who registered in different Engineering and Business courses at UPV and lecturers who contributed to adapt the required learning resources. The results of the evaluation showed, on the one hand, the interest of students about the availability of alternative accessible resources but, on the other hand, the point of view of lecturers who were in charge of developing such resources and manifested the difficulty and effort to generate them.

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Buendía F., González-Téllez A., Benlloch-Dualde J., Moltó G., Prieto N., Castro-Bleda M. and V. Oltra J. (2012). EVALUATING AN E-LEARNING EXPERIENCE ORIENTED TOWARDS ACCESSIBLE INSTRUCTION . In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU, ISBN 978-989-8565-07-5, pages 381-386. DOI: 10.5220/0003910003810386


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@conference{csedu12,
author={Félix Buendía and Alberto González-Téllez and José Vte. Benlloch-Dualde and Germán Moltó and Natividad Prieto and M. J. Castro-Bleda and Juan V. Oltra},
title={EVALUATING AN E-LEARNING EXPERIENCE ORIENTED TOWARDS ACCESSIBLE INSTRUCTION},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU,},
year={2012},
pages={381-386},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003910003810386},
isbn={978-989-8565-07-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU,
TI - EVALUATING AN E-LEARNING EXPERIENCE ORIENTED TOWARDS ACCESSIBLE INSTRUCTION
SN - 978-989-8565-07-5
AU - Buendía F.
AU - González-Téllez A.
AU - Benlloch-Dualde J.
AU - Moltó G.
AU - Prieto N.
AU - Castro-Bleda M.
AU - V. Oltra J.
PY - 2012
SP - 381
EP - 386
DO - 10.5220/0003910003810386