Educators and students share guidelines for designing Internet-based distance learning courses to fully include all students, including those with disabilities.
Educators tell how Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) provides access to auditory communication for individuals who are deaf.
Edited by Sheryl E. Burgstahler
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Students in distance learning courses represent a variety of racial and ethnic backgrounds, ages, native languages, and learning styles. In addition, increasing numbers of students with disabilities participate in regular precollege and postsecondary courses. Their disabilities include blindness, low vision, hearing impairments, mobility impairments, learning disabilities, and health impairments.