[Blindmath] Audio transcribing of Mathematics

sabra1023 sabra1023 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 7 22:19:46 UTC 2014


All I know is that I admire the student. I can't really use audio to do math. I need to be able to read it.

> On Jul 7, 2014, at 11:10 AM, Brian Richwine via Blindmath <blindmath at nfbnet.org> wrote:
> 
> You'll want to check out the National Center for Accessible Media (NCAM)'s
> Effective Practices for Description of Science Content within Digital
> Talking books at:
> http://ncam.wgbh.org/experience_learn/educational_media/stemdx
> 
> We use this site to train all of our alternate media editors on how to do
> STEM description. It is a wonderful resource with many examples and a
> straight forward description of the thinking process and describes
> characteristics of a good description.
> 
> Hope it helps!
>  Brian
> 
> 
> On Sun, Jul 6, 2014 at 8:35 AM, Robert Jordan via Blindmath <
> blindmath at nfbnet.org> wrote:
> 
>> Are there standard procedures for describing graphs verbally?  I am
>> teacher in Ontario and am researching in how to best prepare a reading of
>> the textbook and describing the graphs in a Statistics course?  The student
>> does not have the skill of reading Mathematics in Braille, so this was the
>> solution produced.
>> 
>> All advice from the community would be extremely helpful.
>> 
>> Sincerely,
>> Robert Jordan
>> 
>> 
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