ET 2005 12 January 2005 What is ET

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ET 2005 12 January 2005

ET 2005 12 January 2005

What is ET? • Technology that mitigates a disability. • Is that what they

What is ET? • Technology that mitigates a disability. • Is that what they call Assistive Technology? • Geeks making the world a bit better.

What will we do? • • • Lots of guest speakers and a few

What will we do? • • • Lots of guest speakers and a few videos with “designated listeners” Readings (no textbook) (a few) Assignments Book report Class discussion/New Stuff Projects In class presentations

Designated Listener • Take notes/pictures of our guest speaker • Produce a web-based record

Designated Listener • Take notes/pictures of our guest speaker • Produce a web-based record of what we learned and ensuing discussion • Web page due 1 week after lecture • Every picture needs an “ALT” tag describing it. • Web page must make Cynthia happy http: //www. cynthiasays. com/org/cynthiatested. htm

Rules for Web Pages • Web pages for this class will W 3 C

Rules for Web Pages • Web pages for this class will W 3 C Markup Validation http: //validator. w 3. org/ • Web pages will make “Cynthia” happy http: //www. cynthiasays. com/ • http: //www. w 3 schools. com/ is a great place to learn

Grading • To get a B or P you need to: – Participate (show

Grading • To get a B or P you need to: – Participate (show up, ask/answer questions, submit links, read papers, add to discussion) – Do the homework – Do a decent project • To get an A or H you need to: – Do all that (a lot) plus – A really good project

Projects • • Projects will all have a web-based report Some may be mostly

Projects • • Projects will all have a web-based report Some may be mostly development Some may be entirely research/writing Lots of ideas in the tree on the web page 1, 2, or 3 on a team. One-page pre-proposals due 23 January In class presentation mid term and end

Who is gb?

Who is gb?

Why I like ET

Why I like ET

Who are you? • • • Name Dept Where is home? Why are you

Who are you? • • • Name Dept Where is home? Why are you here? Do you know a person with a disability?