Thursday, December 17, 2009

Animoto Spot

Here is a spot my students created last spring to advertise motor scooters to young adult males.

Friday, December 11, 2009

Module #5: Curriculum Connections & Recommended Reading

I really liked learning about assisted technology. I hate to say this, but I never thought about it before. I really liked thinking about the needs of a specific group and how can this library help them achieve their goals. I have already recommended this tutorial to our Academic Technology Committee and several members think this is a great way to expand our technology curriculum. We will definitely add these books to our professional development collection.

Thursday, December 3, 2009

Module 4 Etiquette

I finished the etiquette survey and did pretty well. I can't say I've had too many interactions with people with disabilities but I'd like to think I would respond to any situation in a respectful way.

There is an independent living facility not far from where I live called Devereux Pocono center. People with disabilities stamp golf balls with company names and get paid minimum wage to do it. It gives the clients an opportunity to get paid for a job well done. They also live close to the center, many in their own apartments. I think this is a fabulous place and the clients seem very happy there.

The following is the list of 5 assistive technology websites: