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Temple University’s Institute on Disabilities to Offer Course on Web-based, Low-Cost Assistive Technology

On November 22, 2010, Temple University’s Institute on Disabilities will host a mini course/lecture on web-based tools that are free or low cost. This course will focus on AT tools that can be used to support the three basic constructs of Universal Design for Learning–engagement, representation and expression.

Participants will learn about:
– Flexible, interactive tools such as Glogster, TarHeel Reader, Flickr, and VoiceThread
– Integrating multimedia resources, including those from Discovery Education, into a variety of online tools for student use
– How to use these tools to support students with a wide range of needs and abilities

Presenting this course will be Beth Poss, a Speech/Language Pathologist who specializes in Assistive and Instructional Technology and Chris Bugaj, a founding member of the assistive technology team at Loudoun County Public Schools in Virginia and an adjunct professor at George Mason University.

The course will be offered on:
Monday, November 22, 2010
Time: 9 a.m. to noon (8:30 a.m. registration)
Location: Temple University Main Campus
1755 N. 13th Street
Student Center, Room 200A
Philadelphia, PA 19122

Registration Deadline is November 18, 2010.

Registration for this event is FREE, but registration is required in advance.
Register online or call 215-204-1356 (voice/TTY).

For more information contact:
215-204-1356 (voice/TTY)
iod@temple.edu
http://disabilities.temple.edu/

 

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