Advanced BrailleNote Touch - Lansing

February 8, 2018

Location

Schedule

Cost

Michigan Library and Historical Center
702 W. Kalamazoo St.
Lake Superior Room
Lansing, MI 48915

Start time: 8:30 a.m.

End time: 2:30 p.m.

$15 per person

$7.50 for college students and family members of students who are BVI

Note: SCECHs and ACVREPs are available for this event.

The BrailleNote Touch offers braille-reading students numerous ways to access academic content and express ideas in classroom settings. This advanced workshop will focus on web browsing, accessing books, sharing content to the cloud, and using KeyMath to graph equations. Those attending will participate in a mix of demonstration, discussion, and hands-on activities.

Objectives

  • Review how to set up a wireless connection.
  • Use KeyWeb Explore commands for exploring a webpage.
  • Download a digital talking book using GoRead via Bookshare.org.
  • Open and navigate a digital talking book using VictorReader.
  • Create documents in Keyword and share them using KeyFiles.
  • Use the graphing calculator in KeyMath.
  • Use Tactile View to explore an equation that has been graphed.

Presenters

Jim Sullivan has a Masters of Education in Rehabilitation Counseling from Kent State University and more than 15 years of experience working with assistive technology for persons who are Blind/Visually Impaired.

Peter Tucic has a Bachelors of Arts in history from the University of Illinois. For the past three years, he has run the National Assistive Technology help desk at the Chicago Lighthouse for the Blind and brings a wealth of personal experience using HumanWare products.

Cancellation Policy

Please note: Payment is required to complete your registration and secure your slot for this event. Accepted methods of payment include credit card or purchase order. MDE-LIO will issue refunds only for cancellations received no less than three business days prior to the event.

If you have a question or need to cancel, call MDE-LIO at 888-760-2206 or 517-373-2887.

Register for this Event

Registration closes January 29, 2018.