[Athen] [External] Cengage MindTap for Spanish Text Plazas 5th
Wershing, Alice D.
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Fri Jan 3 11:22:40 PST 2020
Have you requested a log in for a test run of the platform for use with screen reading software?
I had a student last spring who used it on Mac and I had to remediate the pdfs. We found that the best screen reader was ChromeVox but it still did not allow for complete independence. He did not complete the semester, so I would not be able to give more information. I would strongly suggest working with the publisher to receive a test account so that you can test it.
Alice D. Wershing, M.Ed., A.T.P., C.P.A.C.C.
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We have a student who is Blind registered for a fully online Spanish course that uses Cengage MindTap for the textbook, Plazas 5th ed. I have been talking to the publisher and have received their most recent VPAT (done by a 3rd party) and it look pretty good but I'm concerned about a few areas where things are "partially supported." Have any of you had any experience using this text and accompanying homework platform? I am going to be meeting with the faculty member to determine if it's even a possibility to use it this quarter and more information/experience would be super helpful.
Wisdom much appreciated!!
Amy Rovner, MPH RD
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