The Online Learning Consortium (OLC) has introduced a series of original reports to keep people in education up-to-date on the latest developments in the field of digital learning. The first report covers accessibility and addresses both K-12 and higher education. The series is being produced by OLC’s Research Center for Digital Learning & Leadership. The initial report addresses four broad areas tied to accessibility:
- The national laws governing disability and access and how they apply to online courses.
- What legal cases exist to guide online course design and delivery in various educational settings.
- The issues that emerge regarding online course access that might be unique to higher ed or to K-12, and which ones might be shared.
- What support online course designers need to generate accessible courses for learners across the education life span (from K-12 to higher education).