Course #4 - Technology Tools for Teachers (Summer 2020 Online Self-Paced Tutorials from Perkins for Individuals Working with Children Who are Blind or Visually Impaired)



VSDB Outreach Services has purchased access to four more online, self-paced tutorials (1.5 – 5.0 credits) based on your survey feedback. These 4 courses, developed a the Perkins School for the Blind, will be available starting today and ending July 21, 2020, free of charge to professionals in Virginia who want to learn more about working with children who are blind or visually impaired.* Those who register with VSDB Outreach before 4:00 pm June 20, 2020 will be sent a code that will allow access until July 21, 2020 to complete that tutorial at their convenience, 24/7. At the end of that tutorial, each participant will choose from “ACVREP” (includes their logo), “Continuing Education,” or “Professional Development.” People may take one course, or as many as they want. Registration is now open for each of these four courses!

REGISTER NOW for Course #4, Summer, 2020  - Technology Tools for Teachers (1.5 Credits)

Registration with VSDB Outreach for this course ends at 4:00 pm, Saturday, June 20, 2020. Course access begins when you receive your voucher code, and ends July 21, 2020.

Course Description: This tutorial explores how to best use technology in the classroom to meet the needs of students with visual impairments or blindness. It includes information about how to determine which technology best fits your student’s needs, how technology can be use in the classroom to make information accessible to all your students, tips about how to incorporate technology and some of the best apps, software, and tools you can use to accommodate your students.

There are three webcasts included in this training module that demonstrate Technology Tools for Teachers. Participants will earn 1.5 Professional Development Points, ACVREP, CTLE, or Continuing Education credits by viewing three designated webcasts and taking an online quiz.

Presented by Yue-Ting Siu, Ph.D., a Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments (TVI) with 14 years of experience working with students with visual impairments, severe/multiple disabilities, and lecturer in the TVI and O&M programs at San Francisco State University.

Target Audience: This is a web-based, self-guided professional development activity for TVIs, O&Ms, Parents, Teachers of the Deafblind or Severely Impaired, and Rehabilitation Specialists.

After the registration period ends, you will receive a voucher (coupon) code that you will use when registering with the Perkins School to have the fees waived. The course(s) can then be taken at your convenience within a specified time period, as detailed above.

*If you do not need credit or contact hours toward licensure, these courses can be accessed for free through Perkins without going through VSDB Outreach Services.


6/20/2020 - 7/21/2020


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