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Nov 17, 2013 (3 years and 6 months ago)

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USING ACCESSIBLE
COURSE MATERIAL


WHAT IS INVOLVED?


Presenters:

Kathy Buob, M.A.

Lyn Clemons, B.A.

Benjamin Tzeng Sengoku, B.S.

PRESENTERS

Kathy Buob, M.A.


Learning Disability Specialist


Lyn Clemons, B.A.


Alternate Media Technology Supervisor

********

Benjamin Tzeng Sengoku, B.S.


Tech Expert from across the systems
and Problem Solver




TOPICS


TRAINING


SERVICES


METHODS
(EQUIPMENT/TECHNIQUES)


IMPLEMENTATION


TRAINING

Faculty Concerns Regarding
Technology


Additional Workload on Faculty


Academic Freedom


Academic Integrity


Copyright of course material

Faculty Conversions Of Course Material

Universal Design For Learning


What is Universal Design for Learning?


How can Faculty include it into their
course material?


Why is it important to use it for all
students?


Collaborative partnerships???

SERVICES

Applications Faculty Can Use To
Convert Course Material


LecShare


ABBY PDF Transformer 2.0


Kurzweil 3000


Assistance from Alternate Media
Center on Campus

Use Of Alternate Media Services
For Students And Faculty


Get course materials converted
ahead of time for student use to:


E
-
text


Audio format (MP3)


Braille


Enlarged Text


Tactical Graphics


Videos Captioned


Text books
scanned for
conversion to other
alternate formats

Example of how the “tiff” file can be used
for different e
-
text in alternate formats.

=

Scan written
material or
textbook to get
tiff file.

Specialized Applications


LecShare


makes MS PowerPoint
presentations usable by all students in
different alternate formats



ABBY PDF Transformer 2.0


makes PDF
files usable by all students in different
alternate formats

Specialized Applications

(continued)


Kurzweil 3000



Inspiration



Audio Formatted Course Material


Accessible Campus Computer
Labs For Students


High Tech Center computer labs



Universal Learning labs


Other computer labs set up for student
access, such as Project Impact at CSU
East Bay


Department computer labs, such as
Business, Science, Math, Social Science,
Education, Library, etc.

METHOD

Use Of FM Systems, Captioning,
Remote Captioning Or

Real
-
Time Captioning


FM Systems usage in classrooms


In
classroom radio broadcast.



Open/Closed Captioning


As seen on
broadcast TV/movies


Use Of FM Systems, Captioning,
Remote Captioning Or

Real
-
Time Captioning
(continued)


FM or amplification systems


Infrared


Real
-
time Captioning


Remote Captioning


Real time Captioning


Closed Captioning

Use Of Braille, Enlarged Text

Or Electronic Text (E
-
Text)


Braille


Enlarged Text material


Electronic Text (E
-
text)

Use Of Voice Recognition For
Students With Mobility
Differences


Voice Recognition


Other Voice Recognition software

Environmental Access


Movement


Sensory Appeal


Smart Wiring in Classroom

IMPLEMENTATION

Training Faculty To Use Technology


Information Technology (IT) Department


Faculty Support


Media Academic Technology Support
(MATS)


Alternate Media Center (AMC)


High Tech Center Training Unit (HTCTU)

Difference Between Screen Readers
And

Document Readers

Screen Readers


to
translate all screen
elements to spoken text


JAWS


SuperNova

Document Readers


to
capture printed material to
digital spoken medium


Kurzweil 3000


OpenBook


WYNN

Equable Access

What Can Be Done To Make It
Happen?


Equable Access to Course Materials


Equable Access to Classrooms


What can be done to work together
to make course materials universally
designed for all students?

Buy
-
In For Faculty Or Minimizing
Rejection


Appeal to “Wow” and “Learning”


Reduce workload or friction on
instructor.


Emphasize functional over ideological


Define clear role boundaries.


Walking toward knowledge and
achievement
!

You are not walking alone!

QUESTIONS???

You are invited to ask questions about
any of the material we have
presented.