Dates / Times

January 18th, 2022. 9:00am - 12:00pm.


Description

The first part of this session will focus on exploring the use of Google Classroom on the BrailleNote Touch Plus. Participants will learn how to interact with several types of assignments found within a typical Google Classroom environment such as those containing Google Docs, Slides or PDF files. Participants will also gain insight as to best practices for uploading and sharing information within Google Classroom and shared folders.

The second part of this session will be an exploration of web browsing on the BrailleNote Touch plus. This session will give participants the opportunity to learn best practices regarding web page navigation with a focus on learning management systems such as Schoology/Canvas. Participants will learn how to bookmark webpages, search for text on a webpage, work with multiple tabs, and efficient methods for navigating by web elements.

Note: This description is subject to updates - if you have any questions, please use the contact information below to reach out to the AT&AEM Team!


Location

Hyrbrid. Onsite location: OCALI. 470 Glenmont Ave, Columbus, OH 43214. Participants who are unable to travel to the onsite location will be supported over Zoom.

It is recommended for participants to come in-person for the best experience, but we are happy accommodate participants online!


Audience

TVIs, Intervention Specialists, General Educators, Transcribers, Paraprofessionals, Parents and Students who use or are interested in the BrailleNote Touch Plus


Objectives

The participants will:

  • Learn how to interact with several types of assignments in Google Classroom

  • Gain insight into best practices for sharing information in Google Classroom

  • Understand best practices regarding web browsing on the BrailleNote Touch plus

  • Navigate web pages with a focus on learning management systems like Schoology and Canvas 

  • Learn how to bookmark web pages, search for text on a web page, and work with multiple tabs

  • Identify efficient methods for navigating by web elements


Participants Need to Bring

This is a hands-on training, so participants should bring a BrailleNote Touch to the training. If you do not have access to one, a limited number of devices are available to borrow by contacting Augusta at augusta_fisher@ocali.org


Contact Hours

Three (3) contact hours will be offered for this half-day training.


Instructor

Joel Zimba, HumanWare Blindness Product Specialist.


Registration

  • This training is limited to the first 15 participants to register
  • Deadline for registration: January 15th, 2023.

Register online via OCALI Pass

For more information contact Augusta Fisher at augsuta_fisher@ocali.org