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    1. 1. Access to Content Through Technology Lisa Harris Rebecca Evers
    2. 2. About this presentation <ul><li>Focus on Open Source and Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on Universal Design for Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Provide examples of available software and internet tools </li></ul><ul><li>Provide examples of teacher-created and student-created materials </li></ul>05/28/09 Evers & Harris, 2007
    3. 3. Universal Design for Learning <ul><li>Helping all students achieve by: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>identifying and removing barriers from teaching methods and curriculum materials. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Three kinds of flexibility: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>representing information in multiple formats and media. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>providing multiple pathways for students’ action and expression. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>providing multiple ways to engage students’ interest and motivation. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>**Want more information: Center for Applied Special Technology @ http://cast.org </li></ul></ul>05/28/09 Evers & Harris, 2007
    4. 4. Web 2.0 <ul><li>conceived in 2005 to describe a new breed of websites </li></ul><ul><ul><li>support a collaborative environment , </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>usually free , </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>and usually all done in a web browser </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(definition from Wikipedia) </li></ul></ul>05/28/09 Evers & Harris, 2007
    5. 5. Determining rationale for the specific technology <ul><li>Technology solves an existing problem of access. </li></ul><ul><li>Technology removes barriers that may exist for some students. </li></ul>05/28/09 Evers & Harris, 2007
    6. 6. Software <ul><li>Commercial </li></ul><ul><li>Freeware </li></ul><ul><li>Shareware </li></ul><ul><li>Open Source </li></ul>05/28/09 Evers & Harris, 2007
    7. 7. Examples of Rationale <ul><li>Technology: Using digital images or digital video Rationale: Visual examples clarify concepts. </li></ul><ul><li>Technology: Using maps from the Internet. Rationale: Up-to-date information is available. </li></ul><ul><li>Technology: Creating a podcast in collaborative learning groups. Rationale: Active participation is motivating for students. </li></ul><ul><li>Technology: e-books or audio books Rationale: Printed materials are barrier for students who are not able to keep up with reading loads (slow or inefficient readers). </li></ul>
    8. 8. Digital text & e-books <ul><li>Project Gutenberg </li></ul><ul><li>Bookshare </li></ul><ul><li>International Children’s Digital Library </li></ul><ul><li>Library of Congress Services </li></ul><ul><li>University of Virginia E-book Library </li></ul><ul><li>Reference Desk </li></ul><ul><li>Other digital materials (UDL materials) </li></ul>05/28/09 Evers & Harris, 2007
    9. 9. <ul><li>Jane Austin </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hyperlinked text </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>maps of places of Austen’s life </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Billy Budd </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Table of contents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Shakespeare’s Plays </li></ul>05/28/09 Evers & Harris, 2007
    10. 10. Digital Readers <ul><li>Natural Reader </li></ul><ul><li>Read Please </li></ul>05/28/09 Evers & Harris, 2007
    11. 11. Wikis & Blogs <ul><li>PBWiki </li></ul><ul><li>Read*Write*Think </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wiki entries instead of class presentations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Book written by entire class </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Blogspot </li></ul><ul><li>Imbee (K-12) </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Extend or replace a class discussion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Group and Individual </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alternative Book Report </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blog as Historical Figure </li></ul></ul>05/28/09 Evers & Harris, 2007
    12. 12. Presentations <ul><li>Spresent </li></ul><ul><li>SlideShare </li></ul>05/28/09 Evers & Harris, 2007
    13. 13. Digital Images <ul><li>Photo Editing and Sharing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Flickr , Flickr notes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google’s Picasa </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Digital Storytelling Examples: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital Storytelling </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Photo Story </li></ul></ul>05/28/09 Evers & Harris, 2007
    14. 14. Digital Audio <ul><li>Software: Audacity (free), GarageBand (for Macs) </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasting </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online Services to Get Started </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Radio America WebQuest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Expert Interview </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How To’s and additional lecture material for students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Education Section of iTunes </li></ul></ul>05/28/09 Evers & Harris, 2007
    15. 15. Digital Video <ul><li>Software: iMovie, MovieMaker, Smart Notebook , JumpCut </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interview an Expert Video </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TeacherTube </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research Video </li></ul></ul>05/28/09 Evers & Harris, 2007
    16. 16. Maps <ul><li>Community Walk </li></ul><ul><li>Google Earth ( software download ) </li></ul><ul><li>Google Lit Trips </li></ul>05/28/09 Evers & Harris, 2007
    17. 17. Other Web 2.0 Resources <ul><li>del.icio.us </li></ul><ul><li>Pageflakes </li></ul><ul><li>Fleck </li></ul><ul><li>iLighter </li></ul><ul><li>Skype </li></ul><ul><li>Google Docs </li></ul>05/28/09 Evers & Harris, 2007
    18. 18. Resources <ul><li>UDL </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CAST: www.cast.org </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 Software List: http://www.shambles.net/web2/ </li></ul>05/28/09 Evers & Harris, 2007
    19. 19. Thank you! <ul><li>Rebecca Evers [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Lisa Harris [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Links to URLs in presentation: http://del.icio.us/eversr  - look under NECC tag on right of screen </li></ul>05/28/09 Evers & Harris, 2007