Internet of Things – Integrating with the World Around You Wednesday, May 31 Ever wonder what the Internet of Things is all about? Are you interested in learning about automating common tasks or using various sensors to trigger specific events? Then this is the session for you! During this TLTC Summer Series event we will:… Continue Reading »
When a pdf with words is created from an electronic source, such as a Word document, the default option is to save the document as “text”. This makes it possible to be read by a screen reader. No problem! However, a problem can occur if the original source of the document is from a physical paper, book or journal. In this case, depending on the scanner and the options chosen, the pdf can be saved as an image. When saved as an image, a screen reader interprets the page as being “blank”.
Microsoft WORD documents are very accessible for students with or without screen readers! WORD is an EXCELLENT tool to use for creating study guides, as opposed to PowerPoint. The latter only works for students who are sighted and even then, is not the best tool. Screen readers don’t handle PowerPoint well, so, when creating a… Continue Reading »
Make summer plans to join the TLTC for three, exciting one day workshops. Apply universal design principles to your courses, discover tips and tricks to placing content online and explore the art of using games in the classroom. More details are below. Great raffle gifts! Attend more sessions for a greater chance of winning. Meeting… Continue Reading »
Come for a day of exploration at the Teaching, Learning and Technology Center to play games, work on a DIY activity, watch a 3D printing demo, learn how to make your clothes light-up (literally) with eTextiles, or create your own project mash-up using the tools and materials provided (low and high tech options available). Drop… Continue Reading »