Digital Transitions

Educators and publishers are working to resolve new issues as our classrooms transition to digital learning environments. Digital Transitions is a resource to help educators to provide feedback and to keep current on evolving transition topics. The current transition topics are: how to convert and create digital materials; information about online assessments; accessible online and digital materials resources; and, the transition to UEB braille code.

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Voice Dream Scanner: OCR App

There is a new OCR scanner in town!
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Reading Efficiently with a Screen Reader: Reading by Paragraphs

Learn to read by chunks! Part 2 in this series.
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Reading Efficiently with a Screen Reader: Headings

Using Headings to skim a website or document.
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How to teach your students to read at 600 words per minute – Part 4

The fourth and final installment in this series describes a methodology for increasing reading speed.
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Accessible Online Calculus Course

Check out this online resource!
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iCons and Earcons: Critical but often overlooked tech skills

What are Earcons and how do you teach them?
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How to teach your students to read at 600 words per minute – Part 3

The third installment in the series explains how to choose content that your student can use to increase their reading speed.
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Equatio and Google Docs Tutorial

Here is a way to input accessible math equations!
YouDescribe Audio Described YouTube videos Review.

YouDescribe Audio Described YouTube Videos Review

My Review of the YouDescribe app and Website. Watch YouTube videos with volunteer created audio descriptions.
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Access to High-level Mathematics Using LaTeX

Blind individuals can achieve quality access to high-level mathematics using LaTex code.