Accessibility for School Assessment
CSUN 2018 Conference Presentation Materials
Below is a list of downloadable materials from the 2018 CSUN conference presented by Pearson's Accessibility for School Assessment group. If you have any questions about any of these presentations, please contact us.
Accessibility Transformation Across Organizations with Multiple Products
This session will focus on conducting accessibility transformation effectively across organizations with multiple products in an era of limited resources and reduced budgets.
Presenters: Anthony Fernando, Holly Woodruff, Karen McRitchie
Evaluating Web Accessibility: An Interactive Tour of WAI Resources
Learn about new and updated guidance on evaluation/testing, and contribute to the Next Generation of evaluation resources from the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI).
Presenters: Shawn Lawton Henry, Brent Bakken, Eric Eggert
Hearing Loss and Communication Access in a Digital World
A discussion about communication access in a digital world as an important aspect of accessibility for those who are deaf or hard of hearing.
Presenters: Julie Grisham, Sandy Watson, Jen Schuck
Online Curriculum and Database for Teaching the Nemeth Braille Code
A newly developed math-oriented Nemeth Code curriculum and online database will be presented. Both can be accessed through the web using a variety of technology.
Presenters: Sara Larkin, Tina Herzberg, Susan Osterhaus
Opening doors to STEM fields for blind people: Indicators for success
Blind individuals were surveyed on access to STEM. Results demonstrated that those who entered STEM fields had common supports in place that helped them succeed.
Presenters: Shari Butler, Jan McSorley, Edward Bell
Accessible Math: Best Practices After 25 Years of Research and Development
Two current accessible math development projects build upon what has been learned over the last 25 years about speech, braille, and overcoming limited working memory.
Presenters: Steve Noble, Neil Soiffer, Sam Dooley, Dan Brown, Edgar Lozano
Which Braille Math Code is Uniquely Designed to Support Digital Learning?
Differences between two mathematics braille codes will be demonstrated. Discussion will include the impact on learning math, effects on production of materials/software, and assessment implications.
Presenters: Susan Osterhaus, Sara Larkin, Sam Dooley
A New Breed of Accessible Tools for Mathematics: Digital Math Editors
Learn about the latest advances in research and emerging tools that are making manipulation of digital mathematics possible.
Presenters: Sue-Ann Ma, Neil Soiffer, Sam Dooley, John McGowan, Daniel Marqués