OCAD University

For Support Of The Flexible Learning For Open Education (FLOE) Program

  • Amount
    $1,185,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    7/11/2016
  • Term
    36 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Overview
The Inclusive Design Research Centre at the Ontario College of Art & Design is the hub of a growing international community focused on ensuring that digitally mediated systems address diverse learning styles. Its FLOE project supports the creation of an ecosystem to embed inclusive design in education, thus engaging a broad range of stakeholders to produce OER that support diversity among learners and employ inclusive processes and tools reflecting input from unique perspectives. Development and improvement of the technical infrastructure for the OER movement will improve accessibility for learners.
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
idrc.ocadu.ca 
Address
100 McCaul Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5T 1W1, Canada
Grants to this Grantee
for the OER community to meet diverse learner needs  
The Ontario College of Art & Design makes emerging information and communication technologies available to the disabled through the Flexible Learning for Open Education project at the Inclusive Design Institute. This funding would support development of technical services that overcome learning barriers, part of the implementable standards component of our strategy.
for the OER community in meeting diverse learner needs  
Ontario College of Art & Design proposes to continue work on the Flexible Learning for Open Education project at the Inclusive Design Institute, which makes emerging information and communication technologies accessible to the disabled. The project will develop technical services to support new ways of assisting those who face learning barriers today. This approach will advance the values of open education and encourage pedagogical innovation.
for the OER community to meet diverse learner needs  
Ontario College of Art & Design proposes to continue work on the Flexible Learning for Open Education project at the Inclusive Design Institute, which makes emerging information and communication technologies accessible to the disabled. The project would develop technical services that overcome learning barriers in new ways. This approach will advance the values of open education and encourage pedagogical innovation.

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