[Athen] EASI Webinar Accessibility to science laboratory
Paul E. Paire
paire at temple.edu
Fri Feb 8 04:32:51 PST 2013
Sorry for the previous post, I meant to do a forward, not reply all.
On Feb 7, 2013, at 5:42 PM, "Prof Norm Coombs" <norm.coombs at gmail.com> wrote:
> EASI free Webinar science courses can be accessible
> Emerging Trends in the Full Integration of the Blind and Visually Impaired in Science Education
> Monday February 18
> presenter: Cary A. Supalo, Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Illinois State University
> Times 9 Pacific, 10 Mountain 11 Central and Noon Eastern
> This presentation will discuss new methodologies being used in science classrooms to promote increased student engagement in the science laboratory classroom for students with visual impairments. Further, new access technology solutions and suggested teaching strategies that have proven to be beneficial to a student with a visual impairment will also be presented. Specifics as to the types of curriculum modifications and their successful implementation in the secondary and post-secondary science laboratory courses will be described.
> students with disabilities frequently avoid science classes, and schools often discourage those who want to take such courses. This is no longer necessary.
> Both the faculty and the students need to be aware of the tools and techniques which can bridge this chasm.
> Read more and register at:
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> It's never too late to become what you might have been. George Eliot
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> Norman Coombs norm.coombs at gmail.com
> Making Online Teaching Accessible: Inclusive Course Design for Students with Disabilities by Norman Coombs published by Jossey-Bass Oct 10,2010
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