OCAD University

For Support Of The Flexible Learning For Open Education Program

  • Amount
    $350,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    7/14/2015
  • Term
    12 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Overview
The Inclusive Design Research Centre at the Ontario College of Art & Design supports emerging, innovative design in digital systems with a special focus on inclusive education and OER. The Centre will further develop its Flexible Learning for Open Education program to address the needs of diverse learners by removing accessibility-related barriers to OER adoption, and it will continue to support deeper learning by encouraging students to discover, identify, and refine their understanding of how they learn best. This work advances the development and improvement of the technical infrastructure for the OER movement, especially as it relates to accessibility.
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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