The Inclusive Learning Project presents a MOOC on Designing and Developing Inclusive Learning, 1-31 October 2014

leonardoThe purpose of this course is to provide teachers with the concepts and tools for designing and developing inclusive learning considering the preferences and needs of all students. The course introduces teachers in the Universal Design for Learning and the main concepts of web accessibility while they develop open educational resources. Teachers will be able to apply approaches and techniques for achieving an environment for inclusive learning.

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27-29 August 2014: CAVA Conference, Colombia – Keynotes by Prof Jutta Treviranus, Prof Lizbeth Goodman, Dr Panagiotis Zervas, Mr Karel Van Isacker, Mr Xavier Ochoa, Mr Francisco Americo Servente, Ms Vita Bolivar Leon

cavacavaThe Inclusive Learning/Leonardo Project team are proud to be presenting at CAVA, including Lizbeth Goodman on ‘Inclusive Learning by Design: The SMARTlab Case Study’. Tune into the Webinar and linked events here.

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SMARTlab London research group meets at Ravensbourne College of Art & Design, 4-8 August 2014

phdSpeakers include Dr Camille Baker, Dr Alison Williams, Dr Taey Kim, Dr Max Schleser, Dr Jeb Weisman, Dr Deveril, Dr Joe Eyerman, Nicola Herberton, Will Pearson, Bo Zhang, Sapna Ramnani, Tanya Power, Ciara Garvin, & Paul Schechter along with Prof Lizbeth Goodman presenting on Transdisciplinary Research, Practice-led Research, Impact Analysis, Virtual Worlds for Learning, and the process of turning remarkable research into PhDs and published books!

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Horizon 2020: Portal Interviews Prof L Goodman and Leaders of the 100 Year Starship Project- towards the future of scientific collaboration between Europe and Africa:

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The ASSISTID Project held its formal launch on the 15th of May, with EU Commissioner Maire Geoghan-Quinn and Irish Minister for Social Protection and Labour’s Deputy Leader, Joan Burton T.D. in attendance.

Professor Brian Harvey, Professor Mike Leahy, Professor Lizbeth Goodman, and Professor Karola Dillenberger were among the PIS and Researchers who attended this important event to mark the forthcoming launch of a programme of 40 fully funded Post-Doctoral Research Posts in the area of Assistive Technology for People with Autism and Intellectual Disabilities.
ASSISTID

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The Dance Ability Project, Phase II, is underway on the UCD campus weekly each Wednesday at 11am.

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DanceAbility

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Today in Kuwait City: Professor Lizbeth Goodman gives the opening keynote of the 2nd International Conference on People with Intellectual Differences, 19 May 2014

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Kuwait-Conference

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Professor Lizbeth Goodman speaks on “Innovation & Creativity for Business – What’s the Next, Next?” at the International Women’s Business Conference, Belfast, May 2014

Business-ConferenceOn the 13-15th of May, the International Business Women’s Conference was held in Belfast, with sponsorship from many international banks and businesses. Professor Lizbeth Godman led a plenary workshop on new global solutions and business models for women’s social enterprises and businesses: the Next Next.

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Edinburgh: Lizbeth Goodman gave the plenary address on SMART People/SMART Solutions at the Learning Through Technology 2014 Conference

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This week, SMARTlab has hosted the Full Technical Meeting of the European Commission’s Leonardo Programme, Inclusive Learning Project

Inclusive-LearningThe project is creating and sharing innovative new personalised accessible learning tools to empower learners of all ages, languages and abilities. Results include publication of the Inclusive Learning Handbook and preparations for conference and dissemination activities to come. . .

Attendees include representatives from Dublin, Girona, Barcelona, Geneva, and Piraeus.

Check out the project site at: http://www.inclusive-learning.eu/

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