In its first year, the EAC Educational Technology Program provided free software and training to students at Skyline College and across the district. Even during the campus closures, approximately 80 students have participated in this program so far.
Here’s what one student has to say about technology that is supported by the EdTech Program:
“As classes went online I have found it hard to stay focused for long periods of time, so if I miss information I can go on Otter to not only listen to my notes but see them transcribed. … If I start to fall behind in the notes I can see them transcribed in real-time to catch up. Otter has overall made me better at studying and taking notes.”
In addition to providing access to premium software such as Otter.ai and Glean Audio Note Taker, the EAC EdTech Program President’s Innovation Grant has also supported the development of training materials for free dictation, text-to-speech, and mind mapping software and services. Over the summer, these trainings will be available via a free, public Canvas course.
Use tinyurl.com/SkylineEACtech to access the EAC Tech Workshop modules – and please share this link with your students.
To learn more about the program, please contact Kim Saccio-Kent, our AT Specialist.
Article by Kim Saccio-Kent