2006 Conference General Sessions

PROMOTING LITERACY IN STATISTICS; A MULTISENSORY APPROACH

 

 

Presenter(s)
Karen Gourgey
Computer Center for Visually Impaired People, Baruch College, CUNY
One Bernard Baruch Way, Box H0648
New York NY 10010
Day Phone: 646-312-1428
Fax: 646-312-1421
Email: karen_gourgey@baruch.cuny.edu

Presenter #2
Annette Gourgey
Baruch College, CUNY
One Bernard Baruch Way, B 11-220
New York NY 10010
Day Phone: 646-312-3398
Email: statsense@rcn.com

 

Presenter #3
Bir Ganguly
Computer Center
for Visually Impaired People
One Bernard Baruch Way, Box H0648
New York NY 10010
Day Phone: 646-312-1428
Fax: 646-312-1421
Email: biswarup_ganguly@baruch .cuny.edu

Graphical components have often been an obstacle for visually-impaired people in learning statistics. An audio-tactile curriculum, being tested in the US and the UK, tackles this issue using a multi-sensory approach. This presentation will demonstrate the technology and report on findings.


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