FREE WEBINAR: How to Create Learning Independence by Adding Note-Taking Software to your Support Toolkit

Thursday, December 8, 2016 3:30 - 4:30 PM Eastern Time Zone

Webinar Type: Archive
Webinar Code: AT16-WEB38-MS-AR
Webinar Fee: $0

This is an ATIA Member Sponsored Webinar from Sonocent. There is no fee to attend this webinar. Please note: CEUs are not available for this webinar.

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Overview

This is an ATIA Member Sponsored Webinar from Sonocent.  There is no fee to attend this webinar. Please note: CEUs are not available for this webinar.

Free webinar demonstrating how disability support staff can create learning independence by piloting Sonocent note-taking software for the Spring 2017 semester.

Joining us is Edward Zirkle, Educational Coordinator, University of North Florida, who will talk you through the story of the university’s Sonocent Pilot in Fall 2016.
Edward will discuss the shortcomings of traditional note-taking accommodations and how Sonocent software provides the answer.
You’ll learn how every student assigned Sonocent was able to take notes independently with Sonocent and how the University slashed the burden of note-taking administration and met all requests for note-taking support.
Ideal for AT professionals interested in creating learning independence by piloting Sonocent for free this Spring semester.
There will be time for your questions.

Learning Objectives

  1. Participants will identify how effective note taking improves learning and attainment
  2. Participants will identify how the Sonocent CARE process for note-taking can be performed independently by almost any student
  3. Participants will identify at least 3 benefits to piloting Sonocent in Spring 2017

Speakers

Dave Tucker

Sonocent
Dave has delivered talks on the challenges of note taking and the solutions offered by the latest assistive technology at conferences across North America and Europe. He is President of the multi-award-winning educational technology firm Sonocent, who make software which has enabled over 110,000 students with disabilities in Europe and North America to take notes independently, without support from peer notetakers. Dave is a champion of the spoken word and has dedicated his career to helping students and professionals harness its potential to transform the way they work.
Speaker Financial Relationship Disclosure: Yes
Speaker Non-Financial Relationship Disclosure: Yes

Edward Zirkle

Educational Coordinator
University of North Florida
Ed is a 17 year veteran from the US Army. Upon leaving the military in 2008, Ed pursued a Bachelor’s in Political Science at the University of North Florida. Ed has been the educational coordinator for the Disability Resource Center at the University of North Florida for 5 years. As an educational coordinator, Ed is always looking for new ways to improve services and help provide students with most up to date advancements in assistive technology. Ed believes, “If we provide students with great service and top notch assistive technologies, we are helping that student be more successful in the classroom and beyond.
Speaker Financial Relationship Disclosure: Yes
Speaker Non-Financial Relationship Disclosure: Yes

Strand

Assistive Technology Through Improving Function

Target Audience

Accessibility Professionals, ADA Administrators, AT Professionals

Experience Level

All

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