Internet Explorer Using JAWS

JAWS is a screen-reading software.

This course is designed for individuals who will be teaching a student with a visual impairment how to use Internet Explorer using JAWS. Participants should have the skills taught in LIO's Microsoft Word 2010 Using JAWS course.

Learn Internet Explorer Using JAWS

  • Navigate through search engines and websites
  • Fill out online forms
  • Access tables, combo boxes, radio buttons, etc.
  • Use bookmarks
  • Learn commands for advanced viewing and reading

Learn Instructional Strategies

You will receive Teaching Internet Explorer Using JAWS for Windows from DeWitt & Associates. This book provides a curriculum for teaching students and includes a CD. You will also receive tip sheets and tactile graphics to enhance lesson plans.

You will be added to the MDE-LIO technology listserv after completing the workshop. As a member of the listserv, you can connect with other professionals who have completed an MDE-LIO technology workshop. Use the listserv to share ideas, ask questions, or help answer someone else’s question about assistive technology. MDE-LIO also shares helpful tips on a regular basis.

Participants

Who

Individuals working with students who are BVI, including:

  • Teachers and BVI teacher consultants
  • Paraprofessionals
  • Parents
  • College students

How Many

  • Oakland, Macomb, and Wayne counties: 4-8 participants
  • All other counties: 3-8 participants

Schedule

Ensure the minimum number of participants.

We will schedule the workshop in your area once there is interest from the minimum number of participants. Let us know if you need help to meet the minimum.

Once the workshop is scheduled, we will list it as an event and open registration to others who are interested.

The instructional days may be scheduled back-to-back or one week apart.

  • Day 1 (6 hours)
  • Day 2 (5 hours)

Equipment

  • MDE-LIO will provide computers for participants to use

Credits

Request credits when scheduling the workshop.

  • State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECHs)
    • A 40-day wait period is required to schedule the workshop if SCECHs are requested
  • Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals (ACVREPs)

Cost

Teachers, paraprofessionals, and other school personnel: $75

Parents/family and college students: $37.50