Conference Week 2

New technologies and improved accessibility

The webinar took place place from 13:00-15:00 on Wed 9th June 2021 with Alistair McNaught as host.

Please note: the views, information, or opinions expressed during the conference are solely those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of NADP. 

Please email the NADP Office should you require copies of any of the slides or more information

Biographies of our host and presenters for week 2

13:05 – 13:15Key assistive technology lessons from months of online learningFil McIntyre from TechAbility
13:20 – 13:30Recycling the Wheels of Apps Craig Mill from CALL Scotland, University of Edinburgh
13:40 – 13:50 Changing perceptions and aspirationsMaisa Obeid from Zayed University, Dubai.
14:00 – 14:10Assistive technology in STEM teaching – challenges and opportunities.Lilian Soon from University of York
14:20 – 14:30Lecture capture as an assistive technology (but without barriers)Ros Walker from the University of Stirling
14:40 – 14:50The blurred lines between AT and productivity toolsTrevor Boland from AHEAD Ireland

Presentation Videos

For on-demand viewing

Video transcripts

The Blurred Lines of Assistive Technology. Trevor Boland, AHEAD Ireland

How Technology can Support Learners, Craig Mill, CALL Scotland


On-demand listening – In conversation with our partners and colleagues.

Episode 4: In conversation with Tara Chataway from the Thomas Pocklington Trust (podcast and transcript)

Episode 5: In conversation with Duncan Yates from the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa. (podcast and transcript)

Sponsor Videos

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