Five more presentationsPosted: November 17, 2010
A few more presentations from this year’s conference are now on the blog site:
- Adding to the other two presentations about tertiary education for print-disabled students, you can now listen to Kevin Murrow of Massey University talking about his work into developing accessible ways of delivering course material through Moodle e-learning software. His presentation was titled Promoting document accessibility for the Virtual Learning Environment.
- Trend of DAISY playback device in the world by Mr. Hiromitsu Fujimori of PLEXTALK charts the development of DAISY digital talking book players over time.
- Keiran McNabb and Moata Tamaira from Aotearoa People’s Network Kaharoa talked about bringing the open-source screen reader software NVDA into public libraries across New Zealand. Their presentation was Once upon a library: NVDA and The Aotearoa People’s Network Kaharoa.
- Mary Schnackenberg, current president of the International Council on English Braille, presented World Braille Usage Refreshed, a look at current research into how braille is used around the world to represent different languages.
- A New Instructional Programme for Later Learners of Braille by Raeleen Smith and Kathryn Johns looked at the new STAR braille education programme developed by the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind.