[games_access] the new of UN CRPD
thomasw at dsv.su.se
Tue Feb 7 15:29:06 EST 2012
I'm writing my PhD about a education where the school house/book/schedule is replaced by activities within and around off-the-shelf games, currently using Star Wars The Old Republic, previuosly WoW and other games. And yes, part of my work is discussing accessibility of course :)
Mvh / Best regards
Stockholm University :: dsv.su.se :: +46 73-707 86 86
On 7Feb 2012, at 6:56 PM, Sandra Uhling wrote:
> "Obama Wants Educational Video Games"
> We talked about Accessibility in schools long time ago.
> Discrimination is not allowed. But the education material does not
> have to be accessible. It is ok, when the pupil also learns in other ways.
> The UN CRPD wants this:
> full and effective participation in society on an equal basis with others
> This means that a game that is used in school has to be accessible to all.
> It is a discrimination when a pupil cannot learn like others.
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