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    • Making Adobe PDF Files Accessible for Students with Disabilities 

      Georgia Tech Research on Accessible Distance Education (GRADE); Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004)
      Adobe PDF files, or Portable Document Format files, are popular in distance learning because they provide a cross-platform solution for presenting content, including words, images, tables, and forms. Adobe provides its ...
    • Making E-Mail Accessible for Students with Disabilities 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access; Georgia Tech Research on Accessible Distance Education (GRADE) (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004)
      One industry source estimates that over 31 billion e-mails are sent each day around the world. E-mail is so widely used in education that most, if not all, students are assigned an e-mail address during the registration ...
    • Mouse Alternatives 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access; Tech Connections (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2002-03)
    • One-Handed Keyboards 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access; Tech Connections (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2001-02)
      Standard keyboards can be difficult to use for single-handed typists. They might find that typing is laborious, time consuming, and inefficient. Single-handed typists might range from having carpal tunnel in one hand, ...
    • Reading Systems 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access; Tech Connections (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003-07)
      Reading challenges can affect people who are blind or have low vision, those with learning disabilities or low literacy skills, as well as those who have difficulty holding books or documents. These individuals may benefit ...
    • Vehicle Lifts and Ramps 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access; Tech Connections (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003-06)
      Transportation for a person in a manual wheelchair, power wheelchair or scooter involves several issues. Individuals may purchase a vehicle that has already been modified, or they may choose to modify a new or used vehicle. ...
    • Voice Input Systems 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access; Tech Connections (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2002-03)
      Voice input computer systems (or speech recognition systems) learn how a particular user pronounces words and uses information about these speech patterns to guess what words are being spoken. Voice input systems are useful ...
    • What Laws & Rulings Impact the Accessibility of Online Distance Education? 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access; Georgia Tech Research on Accessible Distance Education (GRADE) (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003)
      As usage of the computer and Internet proliferates, there is an increasing need for information technology, including online distance education, to be accessible to individuals with disabilities. Several laws provide ...
    • What Methods Can Faculty Members Use to Post Accessible Microsoft PowerPoint Presentations to Online Distance Education Courses? 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access; Georgia Tech Research on Accessible Distance Education (GRADE) (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004)
      Microsoft PowerPoint has been referred to as the "killer application" for online distance education. There are five primary ways that an instructor can post a PowerPoint presentation to a distance education platform, as ...