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Technology Information for Online Courses

Taking Online Classes for Students with Disabilities 

We appreciate your flexibility during this novel and challenging time, and recognize that this may be the first time some of you are participating in online courses. We have developed…

Campus

New Brunswick, Off Campus Locations, RBHS, Newark, Camden

Audience

Faculty, Students

Getting Started with Assistive Technology

 

Hi, my name is Nicholas Russo. I am an Assistive Technology Specialist. Whether you are a life long user or just getting started with Assistive Technology (AT), below are a few helpful tips to remember:

 

  • This…

Campus

New Brunswick, Off Campus Locations, RBHS, Newark, Camden

Audience

Students

Getting started with Alternate Format Text and/or Assistive Technology

Tag: Alternate Format Text

After being approved for Alternate Format Textbooks (AFT) or Assistive Technology (AT) as an accommodation, there are several steps you will need to complete. Below, outlines the…

Campus

New Brunswick, Off Campus Locations, RBHS, Newark, Camden

Audience

Students

Turnitin Accessibility Topics

Turnitin Accessibility Topics 

(Information borrowed from University of Colorado Boulder's web site)

Service Overview…

Campus

New Brunswick, Off Campus Locations, RBHS, Newark, Camden

Audience

Faculty, Students

Kurzweil 3000

Kurzweil 3000 is an accessibility software designed to help students learn course materials in school. With functions such as text-to-speech, highlighting, and integrated note-taking and brainstorming, this assistive technology enables students with…

Campus

New Brunswick, Off Campus Locations, RBHS, Newark, Camden

Audience

Students

Screen Readers

Screen readers are used by individuals who are blind or have low vision, to read and navigate their computer. Below are some common types of screen reading software:

 

If you are registered with the Office of Disability Services and…

Audience

Faculty, Students, Visitors

LiveScribe Pen

 

 

 

The LiveScribe Pen is a note-taking tool, which allows students to capture their notes digitally, while simultaneously time syncing audio recordings. 

 

If you are registered with the Office of…

Campus

New Brunswick, Off Campus Locations, RBHS, Newark, Camden

Audience

Faculty, Students

Note Taking Express

NTE Hub is a full-featured note-taking suite backed by a talented human note taker service. Choose to take your own notes within the platform or send your audio files to a note-taker to accelerate your note-taking workflow.

Campus

New Brunswick, Off Campus Locations, RBHS, Newark, Camden

Audience

Faculty, Students, Visitors

Sonocent Audio Notetaker

 

Sonocent is an online note-taking tool that combines your recorded audio, typed notes, and powerpoints into one place.

 

If you are registered with the Office of Disability Services and looking to utilize this as an…

Campus

New Brunswick, Off Campus Locations, RBHS, Newark, Camden

Audience

Faculty, Students, Visitors

Read&Write Gold

Read&Write Gold is a literacy software with text-to-speech and other note-taking functions to ease students' reading of text files and articles online. There are many features within this software that can help students write  their…

Campus

New Brunswick, Off Campus Locations, RBHS, Newark, Camden

Audience

Faculty, Students

Text to Speech Readers (TTS)

There is a variety of Text to Speech tools that allow students who have a difficult time reading print text to listen to their textbooks, webpages, or pdf files with little to no training required. Many of these tools are now offered free and…

Campus

New Brunswick, Off Campus Locations, RBHS, Newark, Camden

Audience

Faculty, Students, Visitors

Overview of Recommended Tools

Interacting with your Course Materials:

Our office provides both Kurzweil 300 and Read&Write as the recommended tool for interacting with the course content we offer you.

Comparison of Kurzweil and Read&Write

Campus

New Brunswick, Off Campus Locations, RBHS, Newark, Camden

Audience

Faculty, Students

Kurzweil and Read & Write Comparison

Summary
  • Both offer text-to-speech, speech-to-text, OCR, and access to the cloud.
  • Texthelp includes built-in math support, Kurzweil does not.
  • Both offer Windows and Mac support; however, Texthelp offers better web and…

Campus

New Brunswick, Off Campus Locations, RBHS, Newark, Camden

Audience

Faculty, Students