The news headlines sounded terrible. The truth is more complicated.
In the discussions at Google+ based on last week’s post about the Miami University of Ohio disability discrimination lawsuit1, George Station made two important points that deserve more visibility. It’s been a-coming for several years now. Cal State has some pretty strong rules in place for compliance with ADA and state-level disability laws. Still, [Universal Design for […]
This week the US Department of Justice, citing Title II of ADA, decided to intervene in a private lawsuit filed against Miami University of Ohio regarding disability discrimination based on ed tech usage. Call this a major escalation and just ask the for-profit industry how big an effect DOJ intervention can be. From the complaint: Miami University uses […]
From NPR this morning: With 1 billion unique visitors per month, YouTube offers a glimpse of the online world’s tastes and interests. And this year, one notable trend — for better or worse — is that people are spending more time watching videos about video games. [snip] In case this has you thinking, “Oh great, […]
I’m enjoying browsing around YouTube’s EDU pages. Lots of good stuff, from the profound to the practical. At the latter end of the spectrum, here’s a good primer for teachers who are curious about using a wiki in their classes but don’t know where to start: