Partnerships

PhET
Floe is working with PhET to improve the accessibility of their interactive simulations, improving designs for accessibility.
Outside-IN
Outside-IN provides individualized youth training and mentorship programs. Floe is working with Outside-IN, creating tools to support youth engagement.
Raising the Floor
The Global Public Inclusive Infrastructure (GPII), a project of Raising the Floor, is building upon the foundation of Learner Options to create preference editing tools. This global project makes extensive use of Fluid Infusion.
Prosperity4All Developer Space
Floe is working with the GPII on the development of the Prosperity4All Developer Space (D-Space), which will support developers in finding, using, and contributing to inclusive software development.
OER Commons
OER Commons has integrated Learner Options across their entire site and has also integrated the Floe designs for content authoring in Open Author.
OERPUB
OERPUB is using the Floe Video Player and Metadata Author to create rich, customizable learning content.
Connexions
MERLOT
Open Courseware Consortium

Recent Events

DEEP

On October 14-15, 2015, the Inclusive Design Research Centre (IDRC) at OCAD University hosted DEEP 2015: Designing Enabling Economies and Policies. Attendees from around the world discussed issues around "big data" and how it impacts our lives. Next year’s DEEP will be on October 13th and 14th, 2016.

Accessibility Sprint

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

News

PhET Accessible Physics Simulations

Nov. 12, 2015

Floe is working with PhET to improve the accessibility of their free, open, interactive physics simulations. Over the past year, we have contributed research, ideas, and evaluations for improvements to two of PhET's simulations.
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Workshop: The Business Advantages of Making Special the Norm

May 8, 2015

The National Business and Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center is offering an educational online workshop to focus on designing for diversity on May 20, 2015.
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