Post-secondary

Apps to Support a Successful Transition

Wednesday Nov. 5th, 2014
12 PM Pacific, 3 PM Eastern

MATN presents this third in a series.

The purpose of this three session webinar series is to show how mobile devices and more specifically the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch can be used to support older students and young adults. Mobile technologies are impacting education and special education in a very significant way. They can also be used as a valuable tool for fostering independence among our older students and young adults.

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Web Accessibility: What it is and Why it is Important to Your University

Thursday, May 1, 2014
12 PM Pacific, 3 PM Eastern

A webinar from the Association of University Centers on Disabilities, Community Education and Dissemination Council.

Effective use of the worldwide web has become essential to a UCEDD’s ability to broadly and successfully disseminate information and resources. One often overlooked facet of web design is the optimized accessibility of content and site navigation for all users, including those who rely on assistive technology.
 

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iBooks Author, Creating Free AIM & Copyright Considerations  

Wednesday, October 23, 2013
12 PM Pacific, 3 PM Eastern

PATINS presents the why and how of making sure the content you are creating is accessible.

As districts begin creating their own content to address the standards with exciting tools like iAuthor for Mac and iBooks on portable devices (iPads, iPod Touch, iPhone), it's essential to remember (and to know how) to make sure the content that is being created is accessible!

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The Treaty for the Blind and Print Disabled = More Access

Thursday, August 29, 2013
11 AM Pacific, 2 PM Eastern

EASI presents Jim Fructerman, founder of Benetech and Bookshare.

The Treaty for the Blind and Print Disabled has been described as the "Miracle in Marrakesh." Benetech (and Bookshare) founder Jim Fruchterman was there from the original drafting committee effort to the command celebratory performance by Stevie Wonder for the delegates.

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The Future of Curricular Access in Postsecondary Education

Thursday, Sept. 19th, 2013
11 AM Pacific, 2 PM Eastern

EASI presents Ron Stewart, President ATHEN and Managing Consultant, Altformat

 

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Evernote and Students with Learning Difficulties

 

Evernote has some great features for all students, but especially those with learning disabilities. It gives you a lot of flexibility in how you take notes, gather research, organize information, and retrieve information, It can help generate reminders and retrieve assignments.

At the most basic level, Evernote lets you:

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LiveScribe Smartpen Integration with Evernote

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013
10 am Pacific, 1 pm Eastern

Written, pictoral, and audio notes taken with Smartpens from LiveScribe can be integrated with Evernote to help organize and improve learning for students with learning disabilities.

LiveScribe Smartpens allow students to record audio that synchronizes with the notes that they write on special dot paper. Depending on the Smartpen, content is transferred to a computer via USB cable or WiFi.

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Comparison of LMS Systems Accessibility

Monday June 17th, 2013
11 AM Pacific, 2 PM Eastern

EASI presents a panel who surveyed accessibility of several popular LMS systems.

Several university adaptive technology professionals did a survey of the accessibility of several popular LMS systems. In this Webinar, they will explain the criteria used in the study, how it was done and explain the results. All of this has the caveat that these systems, as with everything digital, are change almost daily.

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Student & Faculty Success in Online Education

Thursday, March 14th, 2013
9 AM Pacific, Noon Eastern

The Sloan-C Accessibility Webinar Series 2013 investigates access to online education from various perspectives.

The Sloan-C Accessibility Webinar Series 2013 has already posted sessions on the administrator and student perspective.

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Online Circles of Practice and AT Discussion

Where can one find a community of people who share our particular interests in accessible and assistive technology?  There are many places to ask questions, share answers and news, and keep up with trends.

Quality Indicators in Assistive Technology

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