Getting Connected in a Rural Reality…

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A recent article from Texas Public Radio estimates there are nearly 2 million Texans who do not have access to broadband Internet. A majority of these live in rural areas, which have traditionally had less access to broadband services. This can potentially complicate efforts for some of our rural residents to participate in online courses …

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Testing The Augusta Hitech ADA Solution

Headquartered in Plano, TX, Augusta Hitech is a broadly-focused technology company which provides business solutions in numerous spaces including blockchain technology, IoT (Internet of Things), and Analytics to name just a few.  One of the company’s more pertinent offerings as regards the Office of Academic Technology is a turnkey ADA solution, an application which provides …

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Robots for any occasion

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BBC recently reported on “Tengai” a new robot designed to conduct job interviews. It has a humanoid face and impartially asks a predetermined set of questions, recording the responses so that a job recruiter can later review the session. The unit has a built in camera and speaker. The face mimics human expression. The unit …

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Using a Screen Reader

Please, click on the link below to see a demonstration of a screen reader being used by a person with a visual impairment. The screen reader software demonstrated is JAWS (Job Access With Speech.) https://siteimprove.wistia.com/medias/ro6owm7sud

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Quality Matters 2019 Research Webinars

Research Webinars For more information about the webinars click on the link below. https://www.qualitymatters.org/professional-development/free-webinars Join the QM Research Colleagues and other researchers from the QM Community for presentations of research on the impact of quality assurance in online learning and other related topics. The webinars are free and open to QM Members as well as non-members. …

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