Agenda (AccessComputing: Universal Design in Academia: A Capacity Building Institute at Auburn University 2012)
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Registration and Refreshments
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m
Institute Objectives and Schedule
Daniela Marghitu (Auburn University Education and Assistive Technology) & Nels Madsen (Associate Dean, Samuel Ginn COE)
9:00 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.
Accessible Technology in Education: Problems and Solutions
Guest Speaker Terrill Thompson (Technology Accessibility Specialist, University of Washington)
9:50 a.m - 10:15 a.m.
Defining and Designing the Human Interface: Disabilities in STEM Education
Vincent Martin (PhD Student, Georgia Tech)
10:30 a.m. - 10:55 a.m.
Reframing Our Approach to Accommodations
Tracy Donald (Director, Office of Accessibility)
10:55 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Auburn University Student Veteran Services
Dr. Johnny Green (Director, Veterans and Transfer Students Resource Center)
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
A Survey of Assistive Technology
Alabama Institute of Deaf and Blind, E.H. Gentry Technology Center
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Lunch and Working Group Discussion
Question: How can we work together to effectively support students with disabilities and veterans returning to school?
1:15p.m. -2:15 p.m.
Moderator: Daniela Marghitu
2:15 p.m - 3:15 p.m.
Call to Action, Evaluation, and Closing Remarks