CONT820 Use and Knowledge of Assistive Technology @ Courses for Teachers - Queen's Continuing Teacher Education
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Use and Knowledge of Assistive Technology

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Course Schedule
Session Dates Deadline Status
Winter 2020 Jan 27, 2020 - Apr 10, 2020 Jan 10, 2020 Open
Summer 2020 Jun 29, 2020 - Aug 14, 2020 Jun 12, 2020 Open
Late Summer 2020 Aug 10, 2020 - Oct 02, 2020 Jul 24, 2020 Open
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Course Description

  • CONT820
  • CAN 685.00
  • One Session Qualifications
  • 6 credits
  • 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

This course has no required resources.

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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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