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Karen Beiter

Associate Professor

Department of Information and Computing Studies
National Technical Institute for the Deaf

585-286-4546
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GOL-1511

Karen Beiter

Associate Professor

Department of Information and Computing Studies
National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Education

BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology

585-286-4546

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Journal Paper
Beiter, Karen J., et al. "What About Me? Theorizing Power and Pushback in Advancing Marginalized Identities." Journal of Cultural Analysis and Social Change 4. 1 (2019): 1-13. Web.
Beiter, Karen J., et al. "What About Me? Theorizing Power and Pushback in Advancing Marginalized Identities." Journal of Cultural Analysis and Social Change 4. 1 (2019): 1-13. Web.
Published Conference Proceedings
Kushalnagar, Raja S. and Karen J. Beiter. "Optimal Viewing Distance for Deaf Signers." Proceedings of the Annual International Technology & Persons With Disabilities Conference. Ed. CSUN. Northridge, CA: n.p., 2014. Web.
Kushalnagar, Raja S., et al. "American Sign Language: Maximum Live Replay Speed." Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America 2013. Ed. RESNA. Bellevue, WA: n.p., Web.
Kushalnagar, Raja, Brian Trager, and Karen Beiter. "Assistive View Replay for Deaf Students." Proceedings of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) Annual Conference 2012. Baltimore, MD: n.p., Web.
Kushalnagar, Raja S., Brian P. Trager, and Karen P. Beiter. "Assistive View Replay for Deaf Students." Proceedings of the RESNA Annual Conference 2012. Arlington, VA: RESNA, 2012. Web.
Invited Keynote/Presentation
Beiter, Karen J. and Raja S. Kushalnagar. "Optimal Classroom Views for Deaf Students." The 16th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility. Association for Computing Machinery. Rochester, NY. 20 Oct. 2014. Conference Presentation.
Beiter, Karen J. and Raja S. Kushalnagar. "Optimal Classroom Views for Deaf Students." Effective Access Technology Conference. RIT. Rochester, NY. 17 Jun. 2014. Conference Presentation.
Kushalnagar, R.S., B.P. Trager, and K.J.Beiter. "Assistive View Replay for Deaf Students." Annual Conference of Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA). RESNA. Baltimore, MD. 30 Jun. 2012. Conference Presentation.
Shows/Exhibits/Installations
Kushalnagar, Raja S. Accessible Views: Optimal Views. By Karen J. Beiter. 5 May 2014. ImagineRIT, Rochester. Exhibit.
Grants
Beiter, Karen J. (2013-2014). Automatic Motion Tracking Cameras: Enhancing Video Recording Opportunities for Deaf/Hard of Hearing Students. Grant received/funded by Grant Writing Boot Camp, NTID/RIT.

Currently Teaching

NACT-235
3 Credits
In this course students will learn to create database tables, queries, forms and reports using a leading database software product for personal computers. Students will also learn how to design a database from user specifications, and to form basic SQL commands.
NACT-230
3 Credits
This course introduces students to the fundamental concepts and terminology of computer programming. Emphasis will be placed on developing problem-solving skills in designing and writing simple computer programs. The course covers such topics as developing flowcharts, algorithms and pseudocode, and introduces students to variables, operators, conditional statements, looping statements, data structures, error-handling and debugging, and user interface design. The course assumes no programming background.
NACT-120
3 Credits
This course is an introduction to using general-purpose software tools. The tools to be covered include word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software as well as an email client. Students will do hands-on work in each application.