Note-taking solution for disability services: Learn how a top university created independence and improved student GPA with Sonocent software

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 4:00 - 5:00 PM

Webinar Type: Archive
Webinar Code: AT16-WEB13-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 webinar will teach you how Sonocent software creates independence for students with disabilities, by making it possible for them to take comprehensive notes independently. The webinar is ideal for disability support professionals working for colleges, who want to digitise their note-taking accommodations and raise academic outcomes. Co-presenting will be Darrin McCarthy, Lead Student Assistive Technology Specialist at the University of Nevada, Reno. He will explain how Sonocent software raised GPA for students at the University by an average of two grade levels over a single semester. There will also be time for questions.

Learning Objectives

  1. Participants will discover how students with disabilities can use Sonocent software to break note-taking down into manageable steps, through a process that involves active learning.
  2. Participants will be introduced to the Sonocent workspace, where students can capture, edit and annotate recordings of classes, and add slides, images, and text notes alongside.
  3. Participants will hear how students with disabilities at the University of Nevada, Reno, experienced an average improvement of two grade levels after being assigned the software.

Speakers

Dave Tucker

Director
Sonocent LLC
Speaker Financial Relationship Disclosure: No
Speaker Non-Financial Relationship Disclosure: No

Darrin McCarthy

Lead Student Assistive Technology Specialist
University of Nevada, Reno
Speaker Financial Relationship Disclosure: No
Speaker Non-Financial Relationship Disclosure: No

Strand

Assistive Technology Through Improving Function

Target Audience

Accessibility Professionals, ADA Administrators, AT Professionals, OTs, PTs, Rehab Engineers, SLPs

Experience Level

All

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