WEBINAR — Assistive Technology Supports and Strategies for College and Transitioning High School Students
February 19 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Dr. Tanners will be discussing how technology can aid college students with learning differences, such as dyslexia, in areas of academic skills, executive function skills and time management. There will also be discussion of the importance of, and strategies for, self-advocacy and the use of technology.
Dr. Tanners will discuss and demonstrate a few examples of some inexpensive and useful technologies for high school and college-aged students with learning differences.
ADAM TANNERS received his Ph.D. in Education from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UHM), with a specialization in Special Education. His research interests include universal design in education and the use of everyday technologies as accommodations to students with disabilities. His past experience includes working as a counselor at the Student Disability Services office at the University of Iowa and the Assistive Technology Specialist at the University of California at Berkeley. Dr. Tanners is currently working as a faculty member of the College of Education (COE) at UHM. His roles at the COE include instructional design of online courses, developing and maintaining the college website, instructional/technical support of other faculty, and occasionally teaching.
This webinar will use the Zoom platform and may be accessed on computers and mobile devices that are connected to the internet. After you register, you will be emailed login instructions for the webinar.