Technology Tools

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Funded by the MacArthur Foundation and published in 2014 by the MIT Press in collaboration with the Monterey Institute for Technology and Education (MITE), Digital Youth with Disabilities , by Dr. Meryl Alper, synthetizes current research on the role technology plays in the lives of students with disabilities and identifies...

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The use of Augmented Reality (AR) as an instructional strategy to teach individuals with disabilities enrolled in postsecondary education activities is the topic investigated by Donald Douglas McMahon in this dissertation, published in 2014 by Trace: Tennessee Research and Creative Exchange, University of Tennessee, Knoxville. The dissertation was developed as...

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The National Center on Accessible Instructional Materials and PACER Center created this video that explains accessibility in digital learning materials in easy to understand language. This fully-captioned video is designed to increase awareness of digital learning materials and foster ways of working together to support the demand for accessible resources....

Webinar
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This is the 2nd webinar for the course Mobile Devices in the Inclusive Classroom , with by AT Specialist Mike Marotta. The webinar focuses on Accessible Instrucional Materials (AEM), accessibility issues and selection of apps and/or extensions when transitioning individuals with disabilities to work and/or higher...

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This case study describes the advantages and disadvantages of using Cloud based technologies to assist students with disabilities develop writing skills and gain autonomy and self-confidence. Using Lewin's Action Research steps (identify problems, carry out research, formulate action plan, evaluate results), authors Kjrsten Keanne and Miriam Russell investigated available and...

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Published in 2014 by the Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, this article focuses on Assistive Technology (AT) use in American and Canadian institutions of higher education for the last 25 years. The article briefly juxtaposes the beginning of AT (i.e. Sheryl Burgstahler research and founding of DO-IT and Adaptech...

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In this TEDTalk Salman Khan, the founder of the Khan Academy, talks about the need to create alternative access to classroom content and how videos can be used to flip a classroom. While showing the power of interactive exercises, Salman argues for a change in the teaching paradigm: Using technology...

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This 2014 Master's Thesis by Randall Boen examines the mastery level of general AT by students with disabilities attending a post-secondary educational institution.

Link: http://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2445&context=theses

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Boen, Randall, "Evaluation of General and Specific Assistive Technology Knowledge Among Students with Disabilities in Postsecondary Environments" (2014)....

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Be My Eyes is a revolutionary app connecting blind users with sighted volunteers over live video chat. Using the camera on a smartphone device, the blind person can then ask questions about an object or situation that they need help identifying. Users can log in with email and/or FaceBook account,...

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Watch this video to learn how Sean, a high school junior, approaches daily life with a disability.

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