Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes Turn and face the strange Ch-ch-changes -“Changes,” David Bowie It’s been a minute since I shared an update in this space. I am now pursuing a PhD in Instructional Leadership with an Instructional Technology concentration at The University of Alabama. I hope to complete by degree in 2024. In July 2021, I started in…

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Ally helps make digital course content more accessible by automatically providing alternative formats (such as semantic HTML, audio, ePub, and electronic Braille) and providing instructor feedback and guidance on fixing accessibility issues in a course. Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for AIL 605, Spring 2020.

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Creating or selecting captioned video is a key part of creating accessible, inclusive curricula for diverse learners and one example of how educators can address diversity, equity, inclusion, and access when implementing instructional technology. TERC 2020 Poster (PDF)

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A new year calls for a quick update! Since I last posted: I became a graduate student in George Mason University‘s College of Education and Human Development. I am pursuing a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Assistive Technology. In the fall, I took Introduction to Assistive Technology, Assistive Technology for Individuals with Sensory Impairments,…

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Welcome Mississippi State University Libraries Scholarly Communication Summit 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 msudata16a11y.

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