ERIC Number: ED405258
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Nov
New Technology/Assistive Technology and the Arts. Proceedings of the National Institute, July 29--August 1, 1991.
Peterson, Charles R., Ed.
This document is prefaced with a descriptive introduction to the "Access to the Arts Through Assistive Technology Project." The contents that follow are organized in 5 parts. Part 1 includes: "Introduction" (Betsy Foley), and "My Voice Has Wings" (Jeff Moyer). Part 2, "Major Addresses," presents: (1) "Welcome from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction" (Tom Stockton); (2) "Assistive Technology: Keys to the Highway" (Jeff Moyer); (3) "The Supportive Relationship between Technology and Human Intelligence in Therapeutic Arts and Special Education" (Dale Taylor); (4) "A Constant Dynamic: The Human-Electronic Future of Learning" (Guy Hubbard); (5) "Providing Access to the Arts through Modification of the Human Interface of Computers and Software" (Gregg Vanderheiden); and (6)"Art, Language, and Disability" (Bruce Baker). Part 3, "Invited Papers," include: (7) "Creativity Unleashed: Access to Art and Music Software through Your Touchtalker/LightTalker" (Chuck Frame); (8) "Breaking Barriers, Integrating Media across the Curriculum" (Colleen Sanders); (9) "Art + Affirmation = Actualization" (Robin Clark-Winright); and (10) "Benefits of Adaptive Technology: A Personal View" (Dale Fuchs). Part 4, "New Technology Reviews," presents articles: (11) Intro to IntroTalker" (Julie Hoover); (12) "If You Can Move Your Head...Head Master" (Julie Hoover); (13) "Let Maps Lead Your Way" (Julie Hoover); (14) "Unicorn-Mousing Around" (Mary Trieschmann); and (15) "DynaVox" (Steven Ray). Institute acknowledgments conclude the document in part 5. (MM)
Descriptors: Art, Art Activities, Art Therapy, Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Communication Aids (for Disabled), Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Software Selection, Elementary Secondary Education, Hearing Impairments, Interdisciplinary Approach, Learning Disabilities, Physical Disabilities, Visual Arts, Visual Impairments
Center for Adaptive Education and Assistive Technology, St. Norbert College, 100 Grant Street, DePere, WI 54115-2099 ($15).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Administrators; Teachers; Counselors; Practitioners
Sponsor: National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, DC.; Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison.
Authoring Institution: Saint Norbert Coll., West DePere, WI.