Centre for Inclusive Education and Accessibility, SPPU is inviting you for the Workshop on Digital Course Content Accessibility and Accessible Libraries for Persons With Print Disabilities.
Academic Course content accessibility is one of the biggest challenge for students with disabilities Specially students with visual impairment who have lot of struggle to get course content readily in alternative format. online accessible digital libraries can be a perfect solution for this challenge. University Students can register for Such digital libraries and access thousands of books of their own interest at their finger tips. Accessible text books of undergraduate and graduate programs are readily available on Book Share and Dugamya Pusthakalaya.
Centre for Inclusive Education and Accessibility at Savitribai Phule Pune University is encouraging all the students and academician, professionals with visual impairment to register and use accessible digital libraries by Sensitizing users by organizing this Workshop in association with Book Share India.
• Who can participate: Students with Print Disabilities, Professionals with Visual Impairment, Parents of persons with visual impairment, Disability support service coordinators of academic institutions, Audio content developers, NGOs working for higher education of persons with disabilities etc.
• When : Thursday 6th September 2018 at 1.00 PM to 6.00 PM.
• Where : Seminar Hall, Department of Environmental Science, Savitribai Phule Pune University.
• Fees : The Workshop is free to all the participants.
Expected number of participents: 100 (Registration is On first come first serve basis).
Sr. No Program Resource Person Time
Registration 1 PM to 2 PM.
1 Inauguration Prof. Sanjeev Sonawane,
Head, Department of Education and Extension, SPPU 02 PM to 02.15 PM
2 Digital Course Content Accessibility and Alternative formats and Accessible Digital Libraries Mr. Dhananjay Bhole, Coordinator, Centre for Inclusive Education and Accessibility, SPPU 02.15 PM to 02.30 PM
3 What is Book Share? Zainab Chinikamwala, Country manager, Book Share India 02.30 PM to 03.00 PM
4 Book Share Registration, Demonstration and Usage Zainab Chinikamvala 03.00 PM to 03.30 PM
5 Installation, Configuration of Compatible Daisy Apps in Mobile and Handheld Devices Ms. Zainab Chinikamvala, Mr. Dhananjay Bhole and Volunteer Team 03.30 PM to 05.30 PM
6 Valedictory Ms. Prachi Gurjar, Yashovani group and Dr. Vijay Kadam, Assistant professor, Ahmadnagar college, Ahmadnagar 05.30 PM to 05.45 PM.
7 High Tea : 05.45 PM
all the students with disabilities and related professionals are requested to participate in the seminar and get registered freely to Book Share library to read thousands of books at your fingertips.
Aspirents can send message on this number for registration
Contact number: +919850123212
Contact person: Dhananjay Bhole,
Centre for Inclusive Education and Accessibility,
Department of Education and Extension,
Savitribai Phule Pune University.
Dhananjay Bhole, firstname.lastname@example.org
LinkedIn profile: https://in.linkedin.com/in/dhananjay-bhole