Designing & Evaluating Accessible Learning Experiences

with Lisa Taylor-Sayles & Dr Eric Jensen

Exploratorium, Pier 15, Room 2002 A/B/C , San Francisco, CA 94111, US

About This Workshop

This workshop will help you prepare your programs for the diverse learning needs of different audiences, and evaluate whether your programs are experienced as accessible by participants.
Providing a hands-on, practical introduction to developing and evaluating universally accessible learning experiences, the workshop covers the following topics:

  • Introduction to principles of universal design for learning
  • Making digital learning experience accessible
  • Hands-on workshop on learning accessibility – accounting for
  • Introduction to evaluating learning accessibility
  • Evaluating special programmes designed for disabled audiences

Lisa Taylor-Sayles Professor

Lisa Sayles is Professor of Communication at College of the Redwoods in California (USA), where she teaches intercultural communication, interpersonal communication, small group communication, and Public Speaking.

As the Distance Education Coordinator for the College, she evaluates distance education curriculum, and trains and certifies instructors to design digital environments and teach in distance education modalities. She also delivers professional training on accessible online learning practices and effective communication in both formal and informal learning environments. Sayles holds a Master of Fine Arts in Visual Art from The Art Institute of Boston and a Master of Science in communication studies from Portland State University.

Small group communication
Intercultural communication
Digital learning design
Visual Art
Communication Studies

Dr Eric Jensen Profesor Asociado

El Dr. Eric Jensen (Depto. de Sociología, Universidad de Warwick) es un científico de renombre en ciencias sociales especializado en métodos innovadores para realizar investigación del aprendizaje no formal y evaluación del impacto en contextos de participación del público.

Jensen es autor del libro Doing Real Research: A Practical Guide to Social Research (SAGE). Tiene vasta experiencia diseñando y dirigiendo evaluaciones cuantitativas y mixtas en múltiples instituciones, entre las cuales se incluyen: La Galería Nacional de Londres, el Zoológico de Londres, el Museo de Historia Natural, el Festival de Literatura de Cheltenham, el Museo Británico, el Zoológico de San Diego y el Zoológico del Bronx. El Dr. Jensen tiene un Ph.D. en Sociología de la Universidad de Cambridge (Reino Unido). Enseña métodos de investigación social en la Universidad de Warwick.
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Métodos de Investigación
Evaluación de Impacto
Diseño de Encuestas
Métodos Cualitativos
Métodos Cuantitativos

Dr Eric Jensen Associate Professor

Dr. Eric Jensen (Associate Professor, Dept. of Sociology, University of Warwick) is a leading social scientist specializing in innovative methods of conducting impact evaluation research in informal learning and public engagement contexts.

Jensen is author of Doing Real Research: A Practical Guide to Social Research (SAGE). He has extensive experience designing and conducting quantitative and mixed methods evaluations at institutions including the National Gallery, London Zoo, Natural History Museum, Cheltenham Literature Festival, the British Museum, San Diego Zoo and Bronx Zoo. Dr. Jensen holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Cambridge (UK). He teaches social research methods at the University of Warwick.
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Research Methods
Impact Evaluation
Survey Design
Qualitative Methods
Quantitative Methods

Participation notes

10:00 - 14:30 (with a short break for BYO lunch)

Lisa Taylor-Sayles
Lisa Taylor-Sayles

Lisa Sayles is Professor of Communication at College of the Redwoods in California (USA), where she teaches intercultural communication, interpersonal communication, small group communication, and Public Speaking.

Dr Eric Jensen
Dr Eric Jensen

Dr. Eric Jensen (Associate Professor, Dept. of Sociology, University of Warwick) is a leading social scientist specializing in innovative methods of conducting impact evaluation research in informal learning and public engagement contexts.

Location

Exploratorium, Pier 15, San Francisco, CA 94111


2018-01-04 10:00:00 2018-01-04 14:30:00 Europe/London Designing & Evaluating Accessible Learning Experiences This workshop will help you prepare your programs for the diverse learning needs of different audiences, and evaluate whether your programs are experienced as accessible by participants. Providing a hands-on, practical introduction to developing and evaluating universally accessible learning experiences, the workshop covers the following topics: Introduction to principles of universal design for learning Making digital learning experience accessible Hands-on workshop on learning accessibility – accounting for Introduction to evaluating learning accessibility Evaluating special programmes designed for disabled audiences Exploratorium, Pier 15, San Francisco, CA 94111 Methods For Change [email protected]