November 6, 2017 at 4:11 PM #3246
Asher, P. (2001). Teaching an introductory physical geology course to a student with visual impairment. Journal of Geoscience Education, v.49, n.2, p. 166-169. http://nagt-jge.org/doi/pdf/10.5408/1089-9995-49.2.166
A new approach to teaching those with disabilities: EMBed methodology and the visually disabled
Author: Mark Howe
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
Earth and Environmental System Podcast Lectures
Author: Christian V. Shorey
Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, Woods Hole, MA
Low Vision Field Geology
Authors: Briget Doyle, Gina (Applebee) Ceylan, Robert L. Nusbaum, and Elizabeth K. Rhodes
College of Charleston, Charleston, SC
On teaching a blind student geology
Author: Kenneth R. Neuhauser
Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS
November 27, 2017 at 10:44 AM #3356
November 27, 2017 at 10:44 AM #3357
Hadi Rangin is an expert user of screen reader software. In this video, he demonstrates the elements of a well designed web page and how they sound to someone who is blind. Issues discussed include ARIA landmarks, headings, and text content.
November 27, 2017 at 10:47 AM #3359
Quorum: An Accessible Programming Language (Full Version)
This video serves as an introduction to the Quorum programming language which is designed to be accessible to individuals with disabilities and is widely used in schools for the blind.
March 25, 2018 at 9:50 AM #3870Martin GriffinParticipant
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Other useful reference I found on Blind and Low Vision Resources include:
Wild, T. A., Hilson, M. P., & Farrand, K. M. (2013). Conceptual Understanding of Geological Concepts by Students With Visual Impairements. Journal of Geoscience Education, 61(2), 222-230.
Shepherd, I. D. (2006). Developing an inclusive curriculum for visually disabled students (No. 3). Geography Discipline Network (GDN), and Higher Education Funding Council for England (HFCE).
Siekierska, E., Labelle, R., Brunet, L., Mccurdy, B., Pulsifer, P., Rieger, M. K., & O’Neil, L. (2003). Enhancing spatial learning and mobility training of visually impaired people—a technical paper on the Internet‐based tactile and audio‐tactile mapping. The Canadian Geographer/Le Géographe canadien, 47(4), 480-493.
Supalo, C. A., Isaacson, M. D., & Lombardi, M. V. (2013). Making hands-on science learning accessible for students who are blind or have low vision. Journal of Chemical Education, 91(2), 195-199.
Salleh, N. M., & Ali, M. M. (2010). Students with visual impairments and additional disabilities. Procedia-Social and Behavioral Sciences, 7, 714-719.
Sahin, M., & Yorek, N. (2009). Teaching Science to Visually Impaired Students: A Small-Scale Qualitative Study. Online Submission, 6(4), 19-26.
Most can be found via google scholar or researchgate, or I can send copies should like a PDF verson. Perhaps we could an upload area of resources on the IAGD website?
May 11, 2018 at 9:10 AM #3900Alison StokesParticipant
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Here’s a great new resource for supporting the achievements of learners with visual impairmets in HE: https://www.natsip.org.uk/doc-library-login/16-25-years/1424-suppporting-the-achievement-of-learners-with-vision-impairment-in-higher-education
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