Kriativ-tech Volume 1, Issue 7, April 2018, Pages: xxx Received: Dec. 28, 2019; Accepted: Feb. 25, 2020. Published: Jul. 30, 2020.


João Emílio Almeida , Assistant Professor at ISTEC-Porto



To cite this article

João Emílio Almeida, Challenges of Inclusive Design for E-learning IT Courses: fostered by the Covid-19 pandemic DOI: 10.31112/kriativ-tech-2020-08-43


The Covid-19 pandemic has posed new challenges for both students and teachers, having to move from face-to-face to online teaching in a short time. The threats brought new opportunities, allowing students away from schools due to limitations, to use on-line classes for developing their careers and academic skills. Designing an inclusive course for students with disabilities is a great challenge. This article presents some effective practices and techniques to increase inclusion and avoid accessibility issues that can arise in an online course, such as a MOOC for IT e-learning having in mind the difficulties of students with special needs.


Inclusive Design, MOOC, Accessibility Guidelines, E-learning, students with disabilities.


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