Stop Scanning And Start Downloading! Alternative Format Procedures In Higher Ed

Program Description

Maine AIM WebinarsRecorded: May 8, 2015 – It’s course registration time on college campuses and higher ed disability service providers are bracing themselves for alternative format requests. If your office relies on chopping and scanning books, join this webinar to learn about more efficient procedures for getting digital text and audio books to your students by the first day of the Fall semester.

Topics include:

  • A brief review of laws related to the provision of course materials in alternative formats
  • Sources of postsecondary textbooks in digital text and audio formats
  • Suggested components of an effective workflow
  • Supporting student access to digital books with assistive technology (AT)

Audience: Providers of higher ed disability support services

Presenter

Cynthia Curry, Coordinator of Disability Services, University of New England

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