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Thursday, October 27, 2005

Skills for Access

Skills for Access is a comprehensive Web guide to multimedia, e-learning and accessibility, developed by the Learning Development and Media Unit at the University of Sheffield in the UK.

This web site is a comprehensive resource on issues relating to multimedia, e-learning and accessibility. Whether you're new to e-learning, want to know more about specific accessibility issues, or are an expert multimedia developer, I think you'll find information relevant to your needs.

This is not a site full of accessibility guidelines! It is a place where good ideas can be shared, where problems can be identified and discussed, and where the potential of multimedia to make the learning experience accessible to as many people as possible can be realised. They want to hear from anyone who has a contribution to make - e.g. through a Case Study that focuses on a specific topic relating to multimedia, accessibility and learning. For more information on Skills For Access, visit their home page at

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