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Tag: #disability

#Craption part 2: Confronting ethical issues related to classroom accessibility

In response to the book presentations, I made a post regarding the horrible captions on a video shared with the class. The lack of usable captions is of growing concern in higher education, especially as there are more lawsuits being brought against MOOCs (Massive, open, online courses) for providing inaccessible materials. These access lawsuits are being brought against institutions such…

“Wheelchair Walk” = “Cripface”

For those of you who might have missed some of my previous blogs, I am highly involved in disability rights here on campus. My doctoral degree is centered on how higher education discusses disability. I represent Disability as an identity as a Caucus representative.   This is why I went through the troubling experience of attending the “Wheelchair Walk” event…

Accessible Parking (and other spaces)

Someone in the Engineering Ethics course¬†created a post titled “The Perils of Campus Parking” where they pondered the ethical use of accessible parking spaces. I provided a lengthy comment in reply. I should mention that this post is not a retaliation or a personal commentary against the original author, but is a response to a broader issue of ethics, universal…