Technology Tools

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Accessibility at colleges and universities, and the various assistive technology tools available to students with disabilities at these institutions is the focus of this article. The author also argues that institutions need to stay "agile and adaptable, because technology is a moving target." http://www.edtechmagazine.com/higher/article/2016/10/universal-design-does-your-campus-comply

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This video - an English voice-over version of a resource in Spanish - discusses what students with disabilities should know as they transition from high school to college. Students, parents, and college personnel talk about assistive technology advocacy and awareness and provide examples of AT that can help students succeed...

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Este video tiene 3 partes. En la primera, madres de 2 estudiantes con descapacidades discuten como hacer la transicion de la secondaria para la universidad; en la segunda parte, consejeros hablan sobre la importancia de un plan de transicion de tecnologia de asistencia- que TA necessita el estudiante, por que...

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In this short video, Jilian Pfau, Montgomery College Assistive Technology Coordinator, talks about AT related services and products available to students with disabilities enrolled at the College. She demonstrates the use of Kurtzweill 3000, Dragon Naturally Speaking, ScanMarker, LiveScribe Smartpen, Jaws Screen Reading Software, and MyScript Calculator. https://youtu.be/JoHsGE2PwCs...

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This investigation focused on the composition processes of five postsecondary students who used (or were learning to use) speech recognition technology (SR) for college writing. Findings indicate: 1) instructors' focus on grammar and mechanics at the expense of content and 2) differences related to experience with SR and writing seemed...

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This qualitative research project examined and identified essential elements of a successful STEM-support model at Landmark College. The study gathered and analyzed data about student persistence and learning in STEM. Findings indicate that 1) academic counseling is a core support - technology facilitates, not supplements, this relationship, and 2) learning...

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To address social and physical barriers in the campus environment, which prevent students with disabilities (SWD) to achieve positive outcomes in higher education, the University of Texas-El Paso Office of Disability Services initiated a participatory action research (PAR) using PhotoVoice method. SWD gathered images representing such barriers and developed narratives...

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This Q&A is a compilation of issues discussed in the webinar Successful Transition to College the Role of Technology (series) , with AT Specialists Bryan Ayres and Janet Peters. The discussion focused on: 1- AT planning for students with disabilities transitioning to employment or...

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This qualitative study investigated the educational persistence of students with disabilities participating in a STEM E-Mentoring program at a two-year college. The authors examined three aspects of the E-Mentoring program: 1) Use of virtual environments and social media settings; 2) Development of E-Mentoring relationships; and 3) Examination of persistence constructs....

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This article provides an overview of the Georgia STEM Accessibility Alliance (GSAA) BreakThru project, its goals, theory of change, participant demographics, and research results. The BreakThru project developed "Mentoring Islands" in the virtual world of Second Life, where students meet and interact with...

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