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11 adibib presentation aegis nov30

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    11 adibib presentation aegis nov30 11 adibib presentation aegis nov30 Presentation Transcript

    • A Customized Digital Library For Students With an Impairments in the Written Communication Jan Rottier Jan.rottier@eurekaleuven.be
    • Eureka ADIBib wants to create opportunities for students with an impairment in written communication to participate fully in education. www.adibib.be 2
    •  Customize educational books in digital version, ready for text-to-speech Automatisation of the process of digital adaptation Trusted third party Provide Basic training programs www.adibib.be 3
    • Students with an impairment in written communication in elementary and secondary schools.Only with certificate Dyslexia Dyspraxia SEN o Special schools o Integrated education www.adibib.be 4
    •  Publishers• GEWU (group of educational en scientific publishers) Ministery of Education• Financial support of the trial project since 2008• Structural Financial support since September 2011 Software vendors of text-to-speech• The two biggest• Quality of software is determining for quality of digital books www.adibib.be 5
    • Bookavailable Yes Ordering •Cd-rom •download Shipping on Free (Onlywebsite? shippingcost) No Requestto ADIBib Publisher Automatic PDF to Book on andADIBib to ADIBIB website manualpublisher conversion www.adibib.be 6
    • New Tool Automatisation Reduction of time : factor 5 to 10 (approximately 1 to 4 hours for one book) Output: tagged PDF format o Text o languageAfter automatic conversion: visual inspection and correction www.adibib.be 7
    • Conversion software www.adibib.be 8
    • Tool for final visual inspection/correction www.adibib.be 9
    •  Sensitive Maximum security and minimum inconvenience Watermarked digital files (name student, school, date) Everyuser of digital books must have the printed version www.adibib.be 10
    •  Broader goal group Every education level (also adult education, second change education, …) Collaboration with more publishers, software companies (e.g. screenreaders), … More then 1000 new titels a year www.adibib.be 11
    •  Publishersprovide an accessible digital version besides the printed version. www.adibib.be 12
    • Do not go where the path may lead;go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. Ralph Waldo Emerson