Accessible Media Opener For Necc 2009Presentation Transcript
Trends and Futures in Accessible Media in the ClassroomPhilip Piety, Ph.D.NCTI Educational Information Specialist&Larry GoldbergNCAM Director of Media AccessCSUN 2009
NCTI is funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). We seek to broaden and enrich the field by providing resources and promoting partnerships for the development of tools and applications by developers, manufacturers, producers, publishers and researchers. Objectives: To cultivate a collaborative network To promote innovative products that reach the marketplace To analyze needs, issues, trends, and promising technology innovation and transfer approaches
The time is right for innovation, entrepreneurship, collaboration and leadership.
2009 Tech in the Works Competition Intent: To fund quick turnaround collaborative research that informs the development of learning and assistive technologies to improve educational results for all students, particularly those with disabilities.
WGBH-National Center for Accessible MediaLarry GoldbergDirector, NCAM