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  • Access to Content Through Technology Lisa Harris Rebecca Evers
  • About this presentation
    • Focus on Open Source and Web 2.0
    • Focus on Universal Design for Learning
    • Provide examples of available software and internet tools
    • Provide examples of teacher-created and student-created materials
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  • Universal Design for Learning
    • Helping all students achieve by:
      • identifying and removing barriers from teaching methods and curriculum materials.
    • Three kinds of flexibility:
      • representing information in multiple formats and media.
      • providing multiple pathways for students’ action and expression.
      • providing multiple ways to engage students’ interest and motivation.
      • **Want more information: Center for Applied Special Technology @ http://cast.org
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  • Web 2.0
    • conceived in 2005 to describe a new breed of websites
      • support a collaborative environment ,
      • usually free ,
      • and usually all done in a web browser
      • (definition from Wikipedia)
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  • Determining rationale for the specific technology
    • Technology solves an existing problem of access.
    • Technology removes barriers that may exist for some students.
    05/28/09 Evers & Harris, 2007
  • Software
    • Commercial
    • Freeware
    • Shareware
    • Open Source
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  • Examples of Rationale
    • Technology: Using digital images or digital video Rationale: Visual examples clarify concepts.
    • Technology: Using maps from the Internet. Rationale: Up-to-date information is available.
    • Technology: Creating a podcast in collaborative learning groups. Rationale: Active participation is motivating for students.
    • 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).
  • Digital text & e-books
    • Project Gutenberg
    • Bookshare
    • International Children’s Digital Library
    • Library of Congress Services
    • University of Virginia E-book Library
    • Reference Desk
    • Other digital materials (UDL materials)
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    • Jane Austin
      • Hyperlinked text
      • maps of places of Austen’s life
    • Billy Budd
      • Table of contents
      • Resources
    • Shakespeare’s Plays
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  • Digital Readers
    • Natural Reader
    • Read Please
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  • Wikis & Blogs
    • PBWiki
    • Read*Write*Think
    • Examples:
      • Wiki entries instead of class presentations
      • Book written by entire class
    • Blogspot
    • Imbee (K-12)
    • Examples:
      • Extend or replace a class discussion
        • Group and Individual
      • Alternative Book Report
      • Blog as Historical Figure
    05/28/09 Evers & Harris, 2007
  • Presentations
    • Spresent
    • SlideShare
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  • Digital Images
    • Photo Editing and Sharing
      • Flickr , Flickr notes
      • Google’s Picasa
    • Digital Storytelling Examples:
      • Digital Storytelling
      • Photo Story
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  • Digital Audio
    • Software: Audacity (free), GarageBand (for Macs)
    • Podcasting
      • Online Services to Get Started
    • Examples:
      • Radio America WebQuest
      • Expert Interview
      • How To’s and additional lecture material for students
      • Education Section of iTunes
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  • Digital Video
    • Software: iMovie, MovieMaker, Smart Notebook , JumpCut
    • Examples:
      • Interview an Expert Video
      • TeacherTube
      • Research Video
    05/28/09 Evers & Harris, 2007
  • Maps
    • Community Walk
    • Google Earth ( software download )
    • Google Lit Trips
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  • Other Web 2.0 Resources
    • del.icio.us
    • Pageflakes
    • Fleck
    • iLighter
    • Skype
    • Google Docs
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  • Resources
    • UDL
      • CAST: www.cast.org
    • Web 2.0 Software List: http://www.shambles.net/web2/
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  • Thank you!
    • Rebecca Evers [email_address]
    • Lisa Harris [email_address]
    • Links to URLs in presentation: http://del.icio.us/eversr  - look under NECC tag on right of screen
    05/28/09 Evers & Harris, 2007