Author: JR

Assistive Technology

Assistive technology devices: using the web Do you have any experience with assistive technologies? A few of the alternative input devices covered in this week’s reading materials include: head pointers single switch devices foot switches sip and puff switches, and eye tracking software Of these I have seen head pointers and sip and puff switches…

By JR March 20, 2022 Off

Defining Accessibility

This week we are taking a look at different models that are used to describe disability: the social model (aka Minority-Group Model of Disability), expert/professional model, tragedy and charity model, and the medical model (aka Biological-Inferiority or Functional-Limitation Model.). In addition to these, the social adaptive model, economic model, customer empowerment model, and the religious…

By JR March 12, 2022 Off

Understand Accessibility

I want to live in a world where we don’t have such low expectations of disabled people that we congratulate them for getting out of bed in the morning. Young, S. (2014) And here begins a seven-week journey through a continuing education course Digital Accessibility. I recently worked on a project which had accessibility requirements,…

By JR March 4, 2022 Off

Using Interactive Checklists and To-Do Lists in E-Learning #291 | Redux

I often participate in the Articulate community’s eLearning Challenges through this blog. While I’ve used some of Articulate’s products, I instead use other products, usually H5P. I thought, rather than being an Articulate eLearning Hero, that I could be an InArticulate eLearning Hero. Thankfully, people read and comment on the prototypes I create for these challenges, and…

By JR November 16, 2021 Off

Revisiting the Architekton

It feels like ages ago now, but there was a bit of time where I more actively looked for traces of instructional design through other design disciplines. That was before the “great pivot” and all things had to focus on onlinifying courses en masse. This week, I was chatting with a colleague about some work…

By JR November 4, 2021 Off

Personality type tests with H5P

This is just a really quick post about me not putting 2 and 2 together as soon as I’d like, but I need to write this down so I don’t forget again. I’m categorizing this as #InArticulateeLearningHero, though it is not an official challenge from the elearning heroes group. Over the past few years there…

By JR August 30, 2021 Off