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DHD 594 - Advanced Special Topics in Disability & Human Development: Assistive Technology for Individuals Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired Fall 2017

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College/Department : College of Applied Health Sciences - Disability and Human Development
Program : Assistive Technology Certificate Program
Dates : 11/13/2017 - 12/15/2017
Credits : 1 graduate semester credit hours
Tuition/Fees: $469 per semester credit hour tuition.
Comments :

This course is part of the Department of Disability and Human Development’s Certificate in Assistive Technology. Although you do not have to be a participant in the certificate program to take this course, students interested in applying it towards the Certificate in Assistive Technology are encouraged to visit the department’s web site. There, you can find information about applying for the program as well as information about the courses that are part of the certificate. You can also reach the department by phone at (312) 413-1647 (voice) or (312) 413-0453 (TTY).

Description :

This course provides an introductory overview of assistive technology for people who are blind or visually impaired. Topics include screen magnification software, screen reading software, OCR software, braille technologies, low vision devices, smart phone and tablet accessibility features, and other specialized technologies designed for people with visual impairments.

Prerequisites : Course offered to Graduate ONLY
Textbook :

For textbook information, please email the instructor at ghedman@uic.edu.

Audit Option : No
Instructor(s): Glenn E. Hedman, Clinical Assistant Professor
Location :

This class meets online.

Schedule :

This class meets online.

Enrollment Deadline : Two weeks prior to the first class
This course is a regular UIC campus course (listed in the UIC Schedule of Classes) in which a limited number of seats is available for continuing education students. If you are a regularly admitted UIC student and wish to enroll in this course, you must enroll in the campus section of that course by using Student Self-Service.

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