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Workshop: The Business Advantages of Making Special the Norm

May 7th, 2015

The National Business and Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center is offering an educational online workshop to focus on designing for diversity. No one needs to point out that the current business climate is in a state of flux and transformation. To thrive requires a good measure of agility, responsiveness, continuous innovation and dynamic

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IN Series Presents: Jammers! An Inclusive Game Jam Workshop

April 30th, 2015

Registration Extended to May 16, 2015! Twine is a radical game authorship tool harnessed by the independent games community for making expressive, experimental, and socially conscious text-based games. This inclusive Game Jam deploys Twine as an innovative method for interactive storytelling in a 7-hour, hands-on workshop. Jammers design interactive stories, choose-your-own adventure games, and e-poetry

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OER Accessibility Sprint

February 19th, 2015

On February 25-27, 2015, the Inclusive Design Research Centre (IDRC) at OCAD University will be hosting an OER Accessibility Sprint. Experts in the field of Open Educational Resources (OER) will gather to design and develop tools and exemplars that make practical progress in the important agenda of inclusive learning through OER. Among the challenges on

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DEEP 2014: Designing Enabling Economies and Policies

October 14th, 2014

  The fourth annual DEEP conference will be held Oct. 16-17, 2014 OCAD University, 100 McCaul St., Toronto, Ontario, CANADA The objective of the DEEP conference is to engage in substantive, in-depth discussion about implementation strategies for digital inclusion of persons with disabilities among decision makers promoting the Convention on the Rights of Persons with

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IDRC partners with Lumen Learning to Create Next-Generation Courseware

October 1st, 2014

Lumen Learning has been selected to receive funding as part of the Next Generation Courseware Challenge, a $20 million grant competition from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to build exemplary, affordable digital course materials that improve student success among low-income and disadvantaged learners. The Inclusive Learning Resource Centre (IDRC) is excited to be a

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