Dave L. Edyburn, Ph.D., is a Professor in the Department of Exceptional Education at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Dr. Edyburn’s teaching and research interests focus on the use of technology to enhance teaching, learning, and performance. He has authored over 150 articles and book chapters on the use of technology in special education. His most recent book (2013), Inclusive technologies: Tools for helping diverse learners achieve academic success, is an online textbook published by Bridgepoint Education, Inc. Dr. Edyburn currently serves as editor of the Journal of Research on Technology in Education and is an advisor to the National Center on Universal Design for Learning and The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC), a consortium of 22 states engaged in the development of a new generation of accessible high-stakes assessments. He has co-authored software and web-apps such as Text Compactor (http://www.textcompactor.com/) and Jen: The Tiered Web Page Generator (http://www.tieredwebpages.com/) and created a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) for parents (http://90daysofsummer.org/). He is a frequent conference presenter and national workshop leader.
For additional information, visit: http://people.uwm.edu/edyburn/
We want to thank Dave for taking the time out of his busy schedule to share with our readers information on Accessible Instructional Materials.
In your experience, in 2014, has the potential of NIMAS be realized for the students you work with? To Learn More History of NIMAS http://aim.cast.org/learn/policy/federal/what_is_nimas/history_of_nimas National Center on Accessible Instructional Materials http://aim.cast.org/