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1 Frannie Edwards, Deputy Director National Transportation Security Center of Excellence Mineta Transportation Institute San Jose State University

2 “Shovel the ramp and we all can get in.”

3  Accommodate all learners  Equality  Accessibility  Social integration  Development of community within the learning process  Multiple means of expression  Verbal  Graphic: video, mind mapping  Written

4  Section 504 (written) and 508 (Internet) accessibility requirements  IDEA-based learning plans are enabling students with disabilities to successfully complete secondary school and attend college  US Department of Education statistics= 11% of US college freshmen have a disability  Visual impairment = 3.8%  Auditory impairment = 5%  Orthopedic disability = 25%  Health impairment = 17%  Learning disability = 7.5%  Mental illnesss = 22%  AD/HD = 11%  Autism = 700% increase in college students

5  Most college students are adults  Independent self- concept  Self-directed  Apply learning to personal and professional lives  Thorough explanations and real-world applications  Positive reinforcement  Link new information to past experiences  Actively involved in applying what they learned

6  Learning alone  Learning in groups  Intrinsically motivated  Extrinsically motivated  Multiple means of expression: auditory, visual, kinesthetic

7  ed materials  Opportunity for using JAWS, other assistive technologies  PowerPoint presentations sent in advance  Alternatives to standard essay responses  Video  Photo collection- alt text  Mind Mapping  Role playing

8  Ensuring Access through Collaboration and Technology ~ Partnership, Technology and Dissemination  8 CSU campuses  Faculty learning community  Grant from US DoEd  “The process of making our course concepts educationally accessible regardless of learning style, physical or sensory abilities"  Accessible Instructional Materials (AIMS)  On-line video collection of classroom resources or teaching advice

9  EnACT surveys show that graduate students prefer  Electronic syllabus for easy access to hyperlinks to on-line materials  JAWS reads PPT alt text links for photos, graphics  PPT guides reading for class preparation  PPT guides note taking notes page and laptop  Save class time for interaction 19 mins. spent writing on the board in an 80 min. class

10  Working for local, state or federal government, health care agency, NGO or business  Work in cross department teams  Police, Fire, OES, EMS, Public Health, Risk Mgt., Attorney, Program Department  Multiple means of expression  Speak   Twitter/text  Video/photos  Written instructions  Meet ADA demands of the public workplace  Become familiar with ADA civil rights requirements  Learn how to effectively reach all members of the public with the EM message: disability community, ESL, low literacy  In EM classroom, apply real world technologies  Internet  JAWS  Dragon speak  CCTV with captioning  Audio recordings  Multiple viewings, not just 50 minute lecture

11 Mayor and Council Convene, has written staff report, gets oral presentation, see PPT Staff Presentation: based on written staff report, speak to the public, supported by PPT; allows staff members to play to their strengths

12 Mayor and Council Questions- based on what they already read, then heard and saw (PPT) Audience Questions- staff report is on website 2 weeks before meeting (circulated to fellow students), hear and see staff presentation

13 ADA Ramp at School  Everyone has different strengths and capabilities  Work place diversity, ADA compliance  Community diversity  UDL addresses adult learning styles and multiple means of expression  What staff presents  What community needs  UDL meets the needs of all students to prepare for the working world

14  Frannie Edwards   (cell)  (fax)


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