Research of blended learning approaches & Web 2.0 and 3.0

The present document aims at discussing the pedagogical and educational benefits and impact of applying blended learning approaches for people with disabilities, using the full advantages of Web 2.0 and Web 3.0. The specific use of ViPi interactive tools and services is also discussed. The final objective of the work is to provide to trainers a blue print on how to optimally use the ViPi platform and its tools and services and training material, as well as, the provided serious (mobile) games and have it integrated in current training practices and customised e-portfolios. (pdf)

ViPi article in IRIS magazine

IRIS magazine Issue 10 December 2012

IRIS magazine Issue 10 December 2012

ViPi is featured on page 7 of the December 2012 issue 10 of IRIS magazine (an information service for parents of children & young people with disabilities in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire). You can download it here.

2012 CRPD Progress Report on ICT Accessibility

A G3ict Report Assessing the Degree of Compliance of States Parties with the ICT Accessibility Provisions of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities has been released by G3ict.
The 2012 CRPD Progress Report (PDF Version (3.8 MB) | Second edition 2012) includes the latest data on 52 countries representing 77.4 percent of the World Population. The report offers disability advocates, governments, civil society and international organizations — monitoring the progress of the implementation of the Convention by States Parties — a unique benchmarking tool that collects data on country laws, policies, and programs pertaining to accessible and assistive Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) around the globe. All results are available cross-tabulated by region, level of income per capita of Human Development Index to facilitate benchmarking by advocates and policy makers.
Source: G3ict