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Basic Nemeth

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Online

Online - Online, OH Online

The Basic Nemeth Course will review the basic Nemeth Code for math and science notation. This course will cover the Nemeth Code notation appropriate for kindergarten to middle school curricula. Students will participate in independent and group work via video conferencing and will apply their knowledge as they read, write, and proofread math and science materials. Students will use 6-key input to produce braille materials. The course will be appropriate for students with little or no Nemeth experience. The course will also include examples following current recommendations for the use of Nemeth Code in the UEB setting.

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Basic Braille

Monday, June 14, 2021 - Monday, June 28, 2021

Online

Online - Online, OH Online

The Basic Braille Course will provide basic instruction in braille for paraprofessionals, parents, and teachers and is not intended to be a refresher for the experienced braille user. The course will introduce/review the braille alphabet, capitalization, punctuation, cardinal numbers, one-cell whole-word contractions, whole-word contractions, part-word contractions, and some short-form words, all according to UEB (Unified English Braille). This course will also introduce simple formatting. Students will participate in independent and group work via group video conferencing and will apply their knowledge as they read and write using 6-key input and proofread literary braille materials.

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Advanced Nemeth

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Online

Online - Online, OH Online

The course is designed for persons who need more advanced instruction on braille Nemeth Code for Math and Science notation in curricula appropriate for the middle school through college settings. Participants must be familiar with the basics of transcribing simple arithmetic in Nemeth Code. The course consists of three online sessions with additional assignments to be completed independently between. Participants will have activities for independent and group work via video conferencing  and will apply their knowledge as they read, write, and proofread braille math and science materials. Students will use a computer with 6-key input and Perky Duck to produce braille materials. Coursework will include examples following current BANA recommendations for the use of Nemeth in UEB materials.

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Scanning for Braille, Large Print and Audio

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - Thursday, September 23, 2021

Online

Online - Online, OH Online

This workshop will provide training in the use of ABBYY FineReader, and OCR (optical character recognition) program used to convert the images of printed documents into electronically editable text. Microsoft Word will be used to demonstrate clean-up methods and for formatting braille and large print.

 
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