Jul 18, 2024  
2024-2025 University Catalog 
2024-2025 University Catalog
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ASP 565 - Assistive Technology

Use of both low and high technology methods to translate verbal information into Braille or other means of communicating content. Includes standards for developing content, designing products, writing user guidelines, and surveying current technology applications. ASP 465 and ASP 565 are layered courses; a student may not receive credit for both.

Prerequisite: admission to the Accessibility Studies Graduate Certificate Program.

Credits: (3)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • identify what information must be conveyed from print graphic to a tactile graphic;
  • recognize the features in print graphics to be omitted in tactile graphics;
  • analyze finished tactile graphics for clarity and effectiveness according to standards and guidelines;
  • compare different production options in terms of cost and benefit;
  • produce tactile graphics using a variety of materials, equipment, and software;
  • outline steps necessary to become certified by National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped;
  • compare agencies and enterprises offering services for visual impairment; and
  • survey current peer-reviewed literature regarding issues of accessibility.

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