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       Chris Atchison
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      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
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      Ocean InSight
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       Chris Atchison
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      Making Videos Accessible

      This video describes key elements to consider when making a video, so that it is accessible to all viewers. This includes captioning, audio description, and pre-production techniques and considerations.

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       Chris Atchison
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      Using a Screen Reader

      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.

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       Chris Atchison
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      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.

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       Martin Griffin
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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?

    • #3900
       Alison Stokes
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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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