Author: Melissa

Melissa Green is an experienced teacher, librarian, and technology enthusiast specializing in instructional, accessible, and assistive technology and helping diverse learners and teachers meet their goals. A highly skilled IAAP certified accessibility professional, Melissa embraces technology’s potential to foster access and inclusion for all.

Web: www.melissafortson.com

Welcome Library 2.015 attendees! Sources referenced in my session, along with some related resources, are listed here. They are also available via the Diigo collaborative bookmarking site: mbfortson’s library tagged lib2015.

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Welcome HighEdWeb Alabama attendees! Sources referenced in our session, along with some related resources, are listed here. They are also available via the Diigo collaborative bookmarking site: mbfortson’s library tagged hewebAL.

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Last week, my University Libraries colleague Lindley Shedd and I offered an instruction session for COM 295: Intercultural Communication—Deaf Perspectives. One of the topics the class explores is media and the role it plays in the lives of the deaf. Lindley is Media Services Coordinator at the Sanford Media Center and talked about the Center’s support for…

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