Presentation on theme: "Education UD Assessments Roger O. Smith, Ph.D. Director of 3 U.S. D.Ed. Demonstration Projects on Accessibility in Higher Ed."— Presentation transcript:
Education UD Assessments Roger O. Smith, Ph.D. Director of 3 U.S. D.Ed. Demonstration Projects on Accessibility in Higher Ed
Education is a Unique Setting for UD Assessment The need for Education assessment ranges across Pre-school, K-12, Post-secondary, Adult & Continuing On higher education campuses, they are mini- cities with the need for UD across all types of functions (even playgrounds, museums, - maybe not factories….) Plus, the specialized functions of learning.
Types of Assessment Targets in Ed Physical Spaces: yards buildings Information Presentation: unidirectional and all topics and media Learning Environment: (bi or multi-directional interaction) & conventional, new, and highly exploratory instructional strategies.
Educational UD Resource Higher Ed, but much is relevant across educational contexts The ACCESS-ed website: –
Concerns For us a presenters, we need to improve or skills – Verbal descriptions in our presentations – Our methods to improve UD instruction in our own instruction and others around us For us as assessors and advocates – Acquaint, Use, Maintain our engagement with accessibility assessments.