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Information access and adaptive technology

by Carmela Cunningham

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Published by American Council on Education, Oryx Press in Washington, D.C, Phoenix, AZ .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Computers and people with disabilities -- United States.,
    • College students with disabilities -- Services for -- United States.,
    • Self-help devices for people with disabilities -- United States.,
    • Communication devices for people with disabilities -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [187]-188) and index.

      StatementCarmela Cunningham, Norman Coombs.
      SeriesAmerican Council on Education/Oryx Press series on higher education
      ContributionsCoombs, Norman, 1932-, American Council on Education.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV1569.5 .C86 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 198 p. ;
      Number of Pages198
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL665422M
      ISBN 100897749928
      LC Control Number97011048

      More and more electronic ways of reading books are available that bring the joy of reading to all of us no matter what our level of vision. DAISY is the name of an audio book format that enhances the way you can navigate within the book. For example, you can place bookmarks, go to particular pages or chapters or sections. The audio books available from Vision Australia Library are produced in. In this article, Brian Forbes, MSN, RN, DC explains how the creative use of technology, such as Elsevier Adaptive Quizzing (EAQ), can make a big difference. Find out how assigning EAQ exercises as a “ticket to class” is an effective way to engage today’s students and motivate them to come to class prepared to actively participate.

      Networking services create new options for independent and convenient access to on-line library catalogs, books, journals, encyclopedias, dictionaries, newspapers, and other information resources for individuals with disabilities who have computer systems, adaptive technology, and network access. The Internet is a collection of networks that. COVERAGE OF ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGIES. Chapter 7 defined assistive technologies, consistent with the Assistive Technology Act of , as any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether it is acquired commercially, modified, or customized, that is used to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of individuals with : Marilyn J Field, Alan M Jette.

      An Adaptive Technology lab is available in Wilson Library, and the Get It service can be used to deliver materials from Magrath Library for pick-up in Wilson Library. The Computer Accommodations Program website has more information on adaptive technology available on campus. Adaptive Technology provides the appropriate device to visually impaired persons. The person can independently access, operate and can perform all the actions which can be performed by the sighted people. Some examples of adaptive technology are large print books, digitized text, large monitors, keyboards modifications and many more.


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CARMELA CUNNINGHAM is a writer who has spent the last seven years researching and writing about adaptive computing technology and information access for people with disabilities. NORMAN COOMBS, Ph.D., is a retired professor of history, Rochester Institute of Technology Cited by: CARMELA CUNNINGHAM is a writer who has spent the last seven years researching and writing about adaptive computing technology and information access for people with disabilities.

NORMAN COOMBS, Ph.D., is a retired professor of history, Rochester Institute of Technology Manufacturer: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. Information Access and Adaptive Technology [Cunningham, Carmela;Coombs, Norman] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Information Access and Adaptive Technology. They cover computer access issues, as well as the use of computer-based compensatory tools - special adaptive technology designed to enable individuals with disabilities to participate more independently in the academic environment.

Adaptive Technology for the Internet: Making Electronic Resources Accessible to All is a resource for libraries attempting to make web material available to the entire community, published by the American Library Association.

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Designing Web Systems for Adaptive Technology: /ch For over a decade the term digital divide has been used to refer to discrepancies between various population segments in terms of access to informationAuthor: Stu Westin.

Adaptive Technology and Its Applications: /ch Before the advent of software engineering, the lack of memory space in computers and the absence of established programming methodologies led earlyCited by: 2. The book takes account of the key fact that to maximize their potential, people must have lifelong access to the information and services offered through books and libraries.

Whether to address concerns of an ageing population or to enable all citizens to contribute fully through meaningful education and work opportunities, more emphasis is. Audio book players designed to support DAISY format give people who are blind or have low vision a lot of functionality to access and enjoy audio books.

DAISY stands for Digital Accessible Information System. It is a digital talking book format that offers many advantages over traditional audio books on a traditional audio CD. Equity of Access: Adaptive Technology Article. May ; Science and Engineering Ethics 6(2); DOI: /sy.

Note: this is part of a longer book project. View. Show. SmartBook prompts students with questions based on the material they are studying. By assessing individual answers, SmartBook learns what each student knows and identifies which topics they need to practice.

This adaptive technology gives each student a personalized learning experience and path to success. Read about the Learning Science in Connect. It also highlights some of the special advantages access to computers, adaptive technology, software and the Internet provides to people with speci fic disabilities.

Your handout titled "Working Together: People with Disabilities and Computer Technology" summarizes the content of the video presentation and this portion of the program. Assistive Technology (AT), sometimes also called Adaptive Technology, is used by individuals with disabilities in order to perform functions that might otherwise be difficult or impossible.

Cornell University has an informative article on Assistive Technology, Accommodations and the Americans with Disabilities Act.; Each November, TechACCESS of RI hosts the Assistive Technology Author: Maria Bernier. There's a lot out there on technology access and assistive/adaptive technology, but it can be quite confusing.

And the issues are many and sometimes tricky. The first thing to keep in mind is the concept of “universal design.” For a really good explanation, point your browser to the Center for Applied Special Technology at Adaptive technologies help people with disabilities and seniors to live independently.

Many of the devices are based on computer technology, and they let you read books, mail, letters, recipes, and other small print materials, use email and the Internet. Use of these technologies is free, as is the. Assistive and adaptive technologies can help some people with disabilities ‘work around’ their limitations.

Although the terms are often used interchangeably, there is a slight difference in the definitions of assistive technology and adaptive ive technology is any item, system, or product used to improve the functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities. Adaptive technology, on the other hand, is defined as any object or system that is specifically designed for the purpose of increasing or maintaining the capabilities of people with disabilities.

Adaptive technology would seldom be used by non-disabled people. Confusing things further is that adaptive technology is a subset of assistive technology. The following is a list of organizations that can offer products, support, training and guidance with assistive technology devices.

Assistive or adaptive technology devices can range from the low-tech, such as magnifiers, to the high tech, such as screen reader programs.

Making Libraries Accessible: Adaptive Design and Assistive Technology Edited by Char BoothAs a provider of public space and digital content, your library is duty-bound to promote equitable access to all users, regardless of whether they use assistive technology.

In this issue of Library Technology Reports, editor Booth makes the case that that attention to the core principles of consistency. Examples include: Large print books Digitized text Good lighting Large monitors Software to adjust screen colors Computers with voice output Computers with visual output Electronic mail Word prediction software Adjustable tables Keyboard modifications Alternative types of keyboard and mouse.The video highlights some of the special advantages access to computers, adaptive technology, software and the Internet provide to people with specific disabilities.

The handout Meet the Speakers in the Videotape -- Working Together: People with Disabilities and Computer Technology provides information about the people featured in the videotape.General information and advice on access technology products, e.g. demonstrations of the latest technology Individual access technology consultation and assessment with impartial advice on the range of options available and recommendations regarding the best solution to meet each client's needs at work, school or in the home.