An International Symposium
Technology and Deaf Education
TechSym

Exploring Instructional and Access Technologies

Sponsored by
National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology
The Nippon Foundation of Japan and PEN-International

June 21 - 23, 2010
http://www.rit.edu/ntid/vp/techsym/

Symposium Program
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Program (printable format)
Monday—June 21
Time Session Presenter Title Audience Room
 8:30 AM M830A E.W. Clymer Welcoming Remarks All LBJ-Panara Theatre
 9:00 AM M9A Yohei Sasakawa Plenary All LBJ-Panara Theatre
 9:30 AM M930A Mark Leddy Plenary - Advancing the Careers of Students in Science and Engineering All LBJ-Panara Theatre
 10:00 AM M10A Helena Mitchell Mobile Alerting for Persons Who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing All SDC-1310
M10B Jeffrey Bigham AudioWiz - Mobile Retroactive Audio Transcription and Description for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals All LBJ-3237
M10C Derrick Cogburn Going Global, Locally with Cyberlearning: Lessons Learned for Accessible Cyberinfrastructure©:Enabled Knowledge Communities from a Decade of Cross-National Global Virtual Learning Teams Postsecondary SDC-1300
M10D Tracy Magin Open Source, Open Minds All LBJ-2590
 11:00 AM M11A Peter Lalley Enhancement of Educational Access Through Emerging Technologies: Real Time Text Generation and Unified Information Display Methods All LBJ-2590
M11B David Fourney Music Visualization All LBJ-3237
M11C Mari Liles Creating 21st Century Classrooms, Students, and Teachers PreK-12 SDC-1300
M11D Joong-o (Kevin) Yoon The Effects of Closed Captions on an Online Content on Deaf Students: Content Comprehension, Cognitive Load, and Motivation All SDC-1310
 Noon

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 1:00 PM M1A Cindy King Bilingual Web Conferencing with Multi-Party Videos All SDC-1310
M1B Patrick Smith Social Networks: An Introduction to Social Networking and Your Accessible Web Presence All LBJ-3237
M1C Michael Stinson Supporting Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing in Mobile Learning Situations with Captioning All LBJ-2590
M1D Richard Ladner ASL-STEM Forum: An Online Video Forum for Discussing ASL for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Postsecondary SDC-1300
 2:00 PM M2A Chas Johnstone Demonstration of the Presentation and Access Technologies in Classrooms, Conference Rooms and Labs at NTID All SDC-1310
M2B Miriam Santana-Valadez Checking for Students' Understanding in the Math Classroom: From Clickers to TI-Navigator All SDC-1300
M2C Anna Cavender ClassInFocus: An Online Multimedia Conferencing Platform for Improved Access to Mainstream Classrooms for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students Postsecondary LBJ-2590
M2D Tony Naturale Remote Captioning/Notetaking in NYC: Synergetic Use of Current Technologies All LBJ-3237
 3:00 PM M3A Emily Whiteside Signed Multimedia Storybooks: Interactive Vocabulary Instruction PreK-12 SDC-1310
M3B Nicoletta Adamo-Villani Accessible Mathematics for Young Deaf Children All LBJ-2590
M3C Eric Pylko Connect, Communicate, Collaborate (CISCO TelePresence) All SDC-1300
M3D Marie Dolezalova Leonardo Project Transfer of Innovation, DSigns - Online Training System for British, Czech, Cypriot, Greek, Irish Sign Languages in the Workplace (Czech experience) Postsecondary LBJ-3237
 4:00 PM -  5:30 PM M4PA Regina Kiperman-Kiselgof Web-based Interactive Video Application as a Strategy for Employment of Deaf Professionals Postsecondary LBJ-2nd Floor
M4PC Sharon Pajka-West Blogging: an Effective Tool for Academic Writing All LBJ-2nd Floor
M4PD Salimah LaForce Access to Mobile Emergency Alerting All LBJ-2nd Floor
M4PE Linda Bryant Remote Tutoring: An Action Research Project Postsecondary LBJ-2nd Floor
M4PF Ila Parasnis The First Sign Language-Based Test for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder All LBJ-2nd Floor
M4PG Robert Hancock Overview of 3G Mobile Phone Video Conferencing Technologies All LBJ-2nd Floor
M4PH Jane Nunes On-Line Resources Designed to Enhance Access and Support Services for Individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing All LBJ-2nd Floor
M4PI Vincent Samar An Interactive Computerized Sign Language Health Survey for Deaf Adults: Interface Design and Functionality All LBJ-2nd Floor
M4PJ Simon Ting IdeaTools: Building Online Courses with Integrated Video Communications and Social Networking Capabilities All LBJ-2nd Floor
M4PK Paul Carlson Portable Alert/Communications Technology System for the Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing All LBJ-2nd Floor
M4PL Min-Chi Kao A Preliminary Study on Eye Movement between Expert and Novice in Learning Sign Language All LBJ-2nd Floor
M4PM Rebecca Isaac Teaching Deaf Students in India All LBJ-2nd Floor
M4PN Michael Stinson Effectiveness of Notetaking and Captioning for Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing Students with Tablet PCs All LBJ-2nd Floor
M4PO Eugene Lylak A Web Site for Independent Vocabulary Practice All LBJ-2nd Floor
M4PP George Slack Dynamic Keyboard All LBJ-2nd Floor

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Tuesday—June 22
Time Session Presenter Title Audience Room
 8:00 AM T8A Nikolay Pustovoy Current Trends of the Professional Education of the Persons with Disabilities in Russia All LBJ-2590
T8B James Woodward The Dong Nai Project: A Case Study in High Quality, Low Cost, Low Tech Deaf-Centered Bilingual Education PreK-12 SDC-1310
T8C Laura Frank Using Technology to Support Learning for the College Student with Hearing Loss: From Services to Support the Sign Language Users to Services to Support the Oral Communicator Postsecondary LBJ-3237
T8D Angela Foreman Use of the iClicker in an NTID Biotechnology Course All SDC-1300
 9:00 AM T9A Maryellen Smolka The CUNY CART Initiative: Fostering Success and Raising Student Achievement through Technology All SDC-1300
T9B Aaron Kelstone Use of Visual Communication tools Inside of Distance Learning All LBJ-1310
T9C Donna Lange Developing a Resource Center for Advancing Technological Education for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students All LBJ-3237
T9D Daniela Janakova Building Creative Thinking, Reading and Writing Skills of the Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Blind Learners All LBJ-2590
 10:00 AM T10A Cathy Clarke Using Social Networking Techniques to Enhance Learning for Deaf Students Online All LBJ-1300
T10B Kathy Tarello Wikis and Blogs as Schoolwide Tools PreK-12 SDC-1310
T10C Philip Hyssong Remote Services -- What to Do and How to Do It! All LBJ-2590
T10D Mayumi Shirasawa Access Technologies in Japan: PEPNet-Japan Training Workshop for Access Technologies Postsecondary LBJ-3237
 11:00 AM T11A Barbara Keefe Remote Interpreting in Rural School Districts PreK-12 LBJ-2590
T11B Benjamin Cavaletto In Our Hands: The Future of Translation of Frozen Texts to Sign Language All SDC-1310
T11C Steve Nelson myAccess: A Web-Based Data System Supporting Access Services at RIT Postsecondary SDC-1300
T11D Ellen Hibbard Answering a PhD Qualifying Exam in ASL: One Person's Experience Postsecondary LBJ-3237
 Noon

Lunch

 1:00 PM T1A Loriann Macko English Splash! a Teaching English Online Resource All SDC-1310
T1B Raja Kushalnagar Empowering Mainstreamed Deaf Students with Multiple Video Perspectives All SDC-1300
T1C David Coco Video Relay Service (VRS) and Deaf Education: A Panel Discussion All LBJ-2590
T1D Jeffrey Cougler American Sign Language Finger Challenge All LBJ-3237
 2:00 PM T2A Marsha Young Experimentation with Classroom Capture Postsecondary LBJ-2590
T2B Becky Sue Parton LAMBERT Grant: First Year Results of Using RFID Technologies to Facilitate Tangible Learning Interactions for Deaf Pre-Schoolers PreK-12 SDC-1310
T2C Benjaporn Saksiri Sign Language Terminology with Multimedia in Computers and Communication Education Context Postsecondary SDC-1300
T2D Chirapa Niwatapant Assessing Computer Knowledge Using Video-Based Signer Compared with Examination Text-Based Postsecondary LBJ-3237
 3:00 PM T3A Gerard Walter Using the NCES Data Analysis System (DAS) to Answer Questions Posed by Constituents Postsecondary SDC-1300
T3B Ka Yiu Cheng Asian SignBank All LBJ-3237
T3C Stephen Jacobs OLPC (One Laptop Per Child)/Sugar Video Chat Enhancements for Deaf Communication and Education All SDC-1310
T3D Jonathan Millis Drupal: Making Websites Easy to Manage Postsecondary LBJ-2590
 4:00 PM -  5:30 PM T4PA Gail Hyde Planning a Virtual Alliance for Deaf and Hard of Hearing STEM Students at the Postsecondary Level Postsecondary LBJ-2nd Floor
T4PD Radka Faltinova All-in-One - Structure of Services for Hearing-Impaired University Students (in Czech Republic) Postsecondary LBJ-2nd Floor
T4PE Guodong Bao Highlighting Our Own Characteristics to Develop High-Quality Higher Education for the Deaf Postsecondary LBJ-2nd Floor
T4PF Chenguang Fu The Status of PEN-International in Beijing Postsecondary LBJ-2nd Floor
T4PG Tsutomu Araki Utilization of 3D Modeling for Mechanical Drawing Education All LBJ-2nd Floor
T4PJ Valentina Parubina Educational and Information Technologies in Vocational Training for Auditory Handicapped Students at the Academy of Management (TISBI; Kazan, Russian Federation) All LBJ-2nd Floor
T4PK Igor Egorov Interaction of the University's Subdivisions at Realization of Web-based Learning Technology of the Deaf (in Russia) Postsecondary LBJ-2nd Floor
T4PM Xingzhi Sun The Exhibition on the Achievements of Higher Deaf Education of Changchun University Postsecondary LBJ-2nd Floor
T4PN Zhongzhou University Introduction to Zhongzhou University's College of Special Education Postsecondary LBJ-2nd Floor
T4PO Xinmin Yang A Brief Introduction to Chongqing Normal University Postsecondary LBJ-2nd Floor
T4PP Theresa De la Torre Assessment of Faculty Competency in the Integration of Instructional Technology in the Classroom at the School of Deaf Education and Applied Studies, De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde Postsecondary LBJ-2nd Floor
T4PQ Elena Martynova Pre-university Preparation Courses For People With Disabilities Postsecondary LBJ-2nd Floor
T4PS Marie Dolezalova Presenting Charles University, Faculty of Arts, Language Resource Centre Outputs All LBJ-2nd Floor

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Wednesday—June 23
Time Session Presenter Title Audience Room
 8:00 AM W8A Rose Marie Toscano Beyond Academic Writing: Web 2.0 Social Networking and Self-Publishing Technologies in the Writing Classroom. All SDC-1300
W8B Miriam Lerner The Heart of the Hydrogen Jukebox: The Evolution of Poetry in American Sign Language All SDC-1310
W8C Dagmara Nowak-Adamczyk Multimedia Training courses vs. Social Discrimination: A Key Issue in a Process of Raising deaf/Deaf Awareness Among Academic Teachers Postsecondary LBJ-2590
W8D Nora Shannon Structured Online Academic Reading (SOAR): Enhancing Reading Comprehension and Learning through Embedded Definitions, Pictures, Videos and Questions All LBJ-3237
 9:00 AM W9A Patti Durr Visual Stories of Deafhood All LBJ-2590
W9B Mary Beth Parker e-Portfolio for Work Force Readiness Postsecondary SDC-1310
W9C Gary Long Link Between Online Course Enrollments and Academic Achievement (GPA) of Deaf Students in Mainstream Settings All SDC-1300
cancelled Francis Twahirwa Linguistic and Attitudinal Obstacles Faced by Deaf People in Accessing Education in Rwanda All LBJ-3237
 10:00 AM W10A Sharaine Rawlinson Roberts CART: Bringing the Spoken Word to Veterans and Others with Hearing Loss Postsecondary LBJ-2590
W10B Becky Sue Parton Foreign Sign Language Survey: Connecting Deaf Teens through On-line Learning All SDC-1300
W10C Kevin Williams Student Assessment: Using CAIT (Communa Advanced Interpreter Training) Technology to Provide Visual, Audio and Print Feedback All LBJ-3237
W10D James Mallory Second Life® as a Learning Tool All SDC-1310
 11:00 AM W11A Ben Rubin Enhancing the Notetaking Support Process: Utilizing Graphic Notes and New Technologies All LBJ-3237
W11B-1 Alexey Volkov Prototype of Surdo-Portal for Education and Method Support of Inclusive Professional Education of People with Disabilities Postsecondary SDC-1300
W11B-2 Alexey Volkov An Electronic System for Personal Registration of the Use of Rehabilitation and Education Resources by Students with Disabilities at BMSTU Postsecondary SDC-1300
W11C Shelley Ardis Using Distance Learning Tools to Connect Students, Parents, and Staff All SDC-1310
W11D Simon Ting Integrating Video Communications Processes in Online Courses to Enhance the Learning Experience of Deaf Students in Online and Distance Learning All LBJ-2590
 Noon

Lunch


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Program (printable format)