Agenda (AccessComputing: Universal Design in Academia: A Capacity Building Institute at Auburn University 2012)

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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.
Group Discussion
Moderator: Daniela Marghitu

2:15 p.m - 3:15 p.m.
Call to Action, Evaluation, and Closing Remarks