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E-Learning: A Tool for Teachers with a Disability

  • Olga Revilla
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5298)

Abstract

Usability and accessibility in e-Learning has usually focused on the learners’ experience and how to improve the learning efficiency. However, very little studies analyze the accessibility and usability issues from the teachers’ point of view, especially when the teachers have one or more disabilities. Teachers with disabilities find it very difficult to manage in their off-line jobs. Therefore, it is expected that technology can make them easier to work as on-line teachers. In this paper, I will summarize which troubles Spanish teachers with disabilities at Elementary degree find out in their job and how the e-learning can improve their quality of job life.

Keywords

Usability e-Learning Accessibility Disabled teachers 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Olga Revilla
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  1. 1.Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería IndustrialUniversidad Politécnica de CataluñaSpain

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