[Athen] Alternative Format
ron at ahead.org
Tue Apr 20 17:42:56 PDT 2010
Why do they have to be returned, what is your managers rational? CD
delivery probably needs to be one mode of transfer, but what about a USB
stick, download and perhaps even through your campus courseware management
system. May I suggest giving James Bailey a call at the UofO, he can
probably give you some sound advice about how he distributes materials and
he is fairly close.
From: athen-bounces at athenpro.org [mailto:athen-bounces at athenpro.org] On
Behalf Of Carol Raymundo
Sent: Tuesday, April 20, 2010 6:27 PM
To: 'Access Technology Higher Education Network'
Subject: [Athen] Alternative Format
I am wondering how you all distribute textbook files to students who use
alternative formats? Do you still have them check out CD's for the term? Or
do you allow them to have electronic access to the files (e-mail or FTP like
sites)? When I first starting working in my current position my manager was
certain we had to stick with the CD check-out system. I am looking to see if
this has changed. What stops the students from moving the files to their
Any thoughts on this would be helpful. I spend a lot of time making CD's and
tracking their return! Will this trend change when Access Text opens their
file sharing portal?
Instructional Specialist with Assistive Technology
Linn-Benton Community College
Office of Disability Services
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