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Overview

In this session, you will learn about various tools and their features for teaching and assessment, with opportunities to practice using them. Tools and Strategies for Students with Disabilities is part three of a three-part series called Meeting the Universal Needs of Students Online. While we recommend that you participate in all three sessions to take advantage of this opportunity for deepening your learning, participation in all three is not required. See links to sessions 1 and 2 below.

      Audience

      This professional development activity/course is designed for:

    • Advisors and instructors in the role of supporting students with disabilities
    • Program directors seeking information to guide program design and staffing that complies with the ADA
    • Designated ADA Coordinators
    Description

    In this session, we will discuss how to determine the best tool for specific content and learner needs, and the best way to support learners in using tech tools. By the end of the session, you will have knowledge of a variety of technology tools (i.e., web 2.0 tools, apps, mobile devices), as well as traditional approaches to technology to diversify instruction and assessment in order to meet the needs of all learners.

    This is the third in a series of three sessions on meeting the needs of students with disabilities in adult education, with a focus on online learning. This series is presented by the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston. While we recommend that you participate in all three webinars to take advantage of this opportunity for deepening your learning, participation in all three is not required. You can register for the other two webinars in this series below:

      Learning Objectives

      Upon completion of this professional development activity/course, you will be able to:

    • Develop understanding of a variety of readily available technology tools and traditional approaches to technology for assessment and instruction to meet the needs of all learners.
    Presenter(s) / Facilitator(s)
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    Location

    United States

    PD Center
    SABES Program Support PD Center - ADA Training and Resources
    Topic Area
    ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act)