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Published in the Disability Studies Quarterly (DSQ), this article examines the accessibility features of Blackboard and Moodle, the approaches used in their online learning environment, and the impact of disability on the learning and teaching process. The author also explores social media networks as learning environments and questions universities and...

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Developed by a Blind Rehabilitation Specialist, this report introduces a method for teaching introductory skills for using the iPhone with VoiceOver. The method emphasizes the importance of well developed problem solving strategies and orientation skills for interacting with apps.

Link: http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ1114771.pdf

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Accessibility at colleges and universities and the various assistive technology tools available to students with disabilities is the focus of this article. The author also argues that institutions need to stay " agile and adaptable, because technology is a moving target."

Link: 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 descapacitados 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 funciona...

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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.

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To determine the effectiveness of electronic assistive technology (EAT) to support blind students enrolled in advanced mathematics classes, researchers at Texas Tech University surveyed teachers with experience teaching/supporting Braille readers. The questionnaire allowed teachers to idenitfy devices used the most as well as their usefulness. Results indicated that 1) from...

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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 analysed data about student persistence and learning in STEM. Findings indicate that 1) academic counseling is a core support - technology facilitates, not supplements, this relationship; 2) learning comes...

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To address social and physical barriers on 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 to...

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