Overview of content related to 'usability' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/80/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=simon%20ball&issue= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Book Review: E-learning and Disability in Higher Education http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue51/ball-rvw <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue51/ball-rvw#author1">Simon Ball</a> reviews a comprehensive discussion of e-learning and accessibility that gives support and guidance to effect good practice from individual to institutional level.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Jane Seale begins her book by explaining the reticence of e-learning practitioners to embrace accessibility concepts as if they were waiting 'for the magic fairy to miraculously transform all e-learning material with one wave of her magic wand'. It is probably human nature that we would mostly prefer to be handed a ready-made meal than a lesson in farming, but we all know deep down that only the latter will lead to long-term success. Seale sets about providing a very effective lesson in farming - not a finished meal.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue51/ball-rvw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue51 review simon ball bbc jisc w3c accessibility cataloguing course design e-learning framework higher education instructional design multimedia research usability Sun, 29 Apr 2007 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1319 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk