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Use and Knowledge of Assistive Technology

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Course Schedule

Session Dates Deadline Status
Summer 2018 Jun 25, 2018 - Aug 10, 2018 Jun 15, 2018 Open
Late Summer 2018 Aug 07, 2018 - Sep 28, 2018 Jul 27, 2018 Open
Winter 2019 Jan 28, 2019 - Apr 12, 2019 Jan 11, 2019 Opens
Mar 01, 2018
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Course Description

  • CONT820
  • 685.00
  • One Session Qualifications
  • 125 hours
  • EN
  • Online

Technology is an integral part of our lives and has enhanced the quality of life for many of us. Assistive Technology creates equal opportunities and access for all learners including students with exceptionalities. In this course, the candidate will investigate the various devices and services available, but more importantly the candidate will develop a real world student-centered assistive technology program that can be applied in the classroom. As well as exploring the theoretical background and framework for understanding assistive technology, the candidate will extend and apply his/her knowledge of different high, mid and low tech devices and services and will reflect on the ethics and application of assistive technology in the classroom.

What You'll Learn and Do

Learning activities in this course include:

• exploring the theoretical background and frameworks for understanding assistive technology
• extending and applying your knowledge of different high-tech, mid-tech, and low-tech devices and services
• reflecting on the ethics and application of assistive technology in the classroom
• thinking and writing critically about emerging trends in the field
• exploring and reviewing assistive technology hardware and software
• developing strategies for overcoming challenges related to assistive technology use
• understanding the implications for assistive technology in assessment and evaluation practices
• fostering discussion and collaboration with colleagues

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Requirements

Application Requirements

We will use the OCT number you provide during online registration to confirm that you are an OCT member.

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Materials

Course Materials

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Accommodations

Accommodations

Applicants who require accommodations for a specific learning need (e.g., learning disability) within their AQ/ABQ course, should click here for further information and support.

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