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Providing Equal Access of Information to Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students in Online Courses

Presented by: Dr. Sam Slike & Pam Berman, Bloomsburg University
When: January 8, 2008 : 2pm – 3pm EST
Where: Online on your computer – Register Here
Dr. Sam Slike, a professor at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania will discuss his use of Wimba to provide college courses to deaf and hard of hearing students.
His innovative courses use a sign language interpreter broadcast through a web cam (and simultaneously broadcast via a Sorenson videophone); closed captioning of spoken lecture material via Caption Colorado; PowerPoint slides; text chat; and spoken lecture.
Read the article about Dr. Slike and Berman in Campus Technology Magazine: http://campustechnology.com/articles/56259/
His presentation will provide an overview of the deaf/hh population; general challenges encountered in providing equal access of information for this group of individuals; and creating an online course for deaf/hh and hearing students using Wimba as the delivery tool.
Register now at:
http://www.wimba.com/eventreg/participant/registration.php?
eventid=1110
Don’t forget that Wimba Classroom (the technology used to run this webinar) is a virtual classroom tool that allows your organization to satisfy many Section 508 guidelines.

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