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Period: Apr-June 2018
Training Title: Introduction to Alternate Media
Start Date: 06/05/2018
End Date: 06/05/2018
Time: Day One: 10AM - 4:30PM
Type: Alternate Media
Seating: 12
Trainer: Gaeir Dietrich
Location (Google Map Link): 21050 McClellan Rd. Cupertino, CA 95014 (High Tech Center Training Unit)
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Description: Alternate media specialists have to do more than create alternate media; they are often called upon to offer expertise in the field of alternate media. This training provides on overview of the types of alternate media, who uses them, and how to produce them. In addition, we look at the laws governing the production of alternate media and how those laws apply to requesting and producing alternate formats. (Not a hands-on training) Participants will be able to do the following:
  • understand which laws apply to alternate media
  • learn the process by which a student requests alternate media
  • recognize campus resources available to assist the alternate media specialist
  • understand the procedure to request electronic text from publishers
  • get an overview of the various types of alternate media
  • receive an introduction to simple tactile graphics
Designed for Alternate Media Specialists and DSPS Directors but open to any community college faculty or staff member interested in the process and legalities of producing Alternate Media.
Reimbursement Level: Please be advised that reimbursement is only available for travel expenses for California community college Disabled Student Services Faculty and Staff. Hotel expenses will not be reimbursed.

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