Breakout 1A

Wendy Torres, sitting in a car.

10:00 am - 10:50 am Central Time

Web 2.0 Tools and Accessibility

Presented by Wendy Torres, Senior Instructional and Digital Accessibility Specialist at Coppin State University

Web 2. 0 technologies have allowed faculty to reach students in a whole new way. When used effectively, these tools can help focus the attention of students and help faculty reach different kinds of learners on different levels. Not all Web 2. 0 tools are accessible to people with disabilities. This session will discuss and illustrate what to look for when you are evaluating Web 2.0 Tools.  Participants will get concrete examples of what to look for, as well as a scoring template they can use for evaluation.

Wendy Torres has been teaching for over 21 years and has a BA in Special Education and a Masters of Education in Instructional Technology. She is currently the Senior Instructional and Digital Accessibility Specialist and an Adjunct Instructor for Coppin State University.

 

She has given numerous professional workshops for Roland Park Country School as well as the St. Francis of Assisi School, the Digital Harbor School, Coppin State University, the University of Maryland, the Maryland Distance Learning Association and the Online Learning Consortium.

 

In 2014, she was selected to appear in The Latino American Who's Who (Volume IV).  This edition will appear in The Library of Congress in Washington D.C., corporate and academic libraries nationally.

Presentation Information & Materials

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