ATHEN Virtual Conference - STEM Accessibility 2022 Proposal - Starting with Math
We are hosting the first ever Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) Accessibility: Starting with Math virtual conference on February 10th and 11th, 2022! We are striving for a diverse conference where experts can share their best practices, solutions, techniques, etc. for accessing and creating accessible STEM content in higher education.
Share your best practices and insights around Math accessibility with your peers in a 45-minute presentation (30-minute presentation with 15-minute Q&A).
* STEM Accessibility Virtual Conference: February 10 and 11, 2022
* Proposals due before Tuesday, November 30, 2021
* Notification of proposal status: after December 15, 2021
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First and Last Name
Email - List the email that you want used for all conference communications.
What topic will you present?
Accessible math tools (i.e. graphing calculator)
Creating accessible math when student doesn’t know Braille or LaTeX
Making math content accessible for students with disabilities (i.e. learning disabilities, blind, low vision, motor disabilities, neurodiverse, etc.)
How do disability service offices create accessible math content?
How do blind students create their own math?
Math content in files (i.e. LaTeX, PDF, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
Math content in publisher and/or proprietary digital learning homework systems (i.e. ALEKs, Connect, Webassign, and MyMathLab, etc.
Math content in the online environment (i.e. Websites, Learning Management System (LMS), open-source, etc.)
STEM accessibility tools in the industry (i.e. MathType, Equatio, MathPix, MathPlayer, etc.)
Math dictation / speech-to-text
Math text-to-speech (users with print disabilities)
Nemeth Braille and/or tactile graphics
Presentation Summary (maximum of 1900 characters or about 300 words)
Key Point 1 - (Maximum 110 characters)
Key Point 2 - (Maximum 110 characters)
Key Point 3 - (Maximum 110 characters)
Additional Information you would like to note:
Real-time captioning will be provided for all sessions. If you would like to request other accommodations at this point, you are welcome to do so in the box below. There will be additional opportunities to request accommodations in the future as well.
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