ATIA 2017 - Orlando, FL

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So You Want to Offer a MOOC on Accessible ICT?

Date:

Friday, January 20, 2017
1:00PM-2:00PM

Presenters:

  • Carolyn Phillips, Director, Tools for Life
  • Christopher Lee, Director, AMAC

Description:

A Massive On-Line Course (MOOC) offers a great way to transfer knowledge quickly to thousands of participants. This session will review the lessons learned by AMAC Accessibility Solutions at Georgia Tech in designing and offering a six module course on ICT Accessibility targeted to all content developers. The session will also include a review of course outputs and outcomes to date, including a summary of our journey to find an accessible course delivery platform.

Presentation:

MOOC on Accessible ICT PDF Presentation

Citation:

Lee, C. & Phillips, C. (2017) So You Want to Offer a MOOC on Accessible ICT?. Presented at the Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA) Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, 2017.


The Nuts and Bolts of Publishing with ATOB

Date:

Friday, January 20, 2017
4:30PM-5:30PM

Presenters:

  • Jennifer Flagg, ATOB Editor-in-Chief
  • Lori Geist, ATOB Editorial Board Member
  • Chris Klein, ATOB Author
  • Carolyn Phillips, ATOB Associate Editor
  • Ben Satterfield, ATOB Editorial Board Member
  • Caroline Van Howe, ATIA COO, ATOB Production Manager

Description:

During this session, participants will discuss the journal’s aim and scope, article submission categories, and the types of articles accepted. Participants will be guided through the ATOB webpage and led through the typical submission process including a timeline of events and resources available to potential authors. Participants will be introduced to ATOB’s peer review process, and will learn what makes it different from traditional scientific peer reviews. ATOB’s open access policy will be discussed, including copyright ownership and the impact of the policy, which allows authors to share their work freely. Finally, participants will discuss the upcoming theme for ATOB’s, Volume 12.

Presentation:

Nuts and Bolts of ATOB PDF Presentation

Citation:

Flagg, J., Geist, L., Klein, C., Phillips, C., Satterfield, B., & Van Howe, C. (2017). The Nuts and Bolts of Publishing with ATOB. Presented at the Assistice Technology Industry Association (ATIA) Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, 2017.


Wearable Technologies: How They Can Assist Someone With a Disability

Date:

Saturday, January 21, 2017
8:00AM-9:00AM

Presenters:

  • Carolyn Phillips, Director, Tools for Life
  • Martha Rust, Lead AT Specialist, Tools for Life

Description:

Technology is evolving at a fast past. Now there are more wearable technologies available than ever before! But what do these technologies do and how can they assist someone with a disability? This session participants will have the opportunity to see and try some of the wearable technologies available.

Presentation:

Wearable Technologies PDF Presentation

Citation:

Phillips, C. & Rust, M. (2017). Wearable Technologies: How They Can Assist Someone with a Disability. Presented at the Assitive Technology Industry Association (ATIA) Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, 2017.