23rd September 2009

NDA annual Conference

Seminar:Design in 3rd level and CPD Education incorporating Outcomes Measurement


25 Clyde Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4


9:00am - 23rd September 2009


1:00pm - 23rd September 2009

A Seminar on "Universal Design in 3rd level and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Education incorporating Outcomes Measurement" took place on the 23rd of September 2009 at the National Disability Authority 25 Clyde Road Dublin 4. The guest speakers included Marcia J. Scherer, USA Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation University of Rochester Medical Center.

Marcia J. Scherer, Ph.D., MPH, President, Institute for Matching Person & Technology, USA Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation University of Rochester Medical Center

Marcia is also Author of the books Living in the State of Stuck: How Assistive Technology Impacts the Lives of People with Disabilities and Connecting to Learn: Educational and Assistive Technology for People with Disabilities. Editor of the journal Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology. Fellow of the American Psychological Association, American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine and the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA).



10am Introduction Ger Craddock

10.10 Ciaran O Leary DIT - Module in UD in ICT/AT Masters DIT

10.30 John Gilligan DIT - "Defining Capacity Demands; leading to Capacities and Outcomes" Research DIT

10.50 Antoinette Fennell TCD - Feasibility of introducing UD into an Irish 3rd level institution. -TCD

11.10 Donal Rice NDA - universal Design in CPD for ICT Professionals (European Standards Workshop agreement)

11.30 Marcia Scherer - Outcome measurement key to Measuring Organisational Outputs

12.10 - Panel discussion Q&A

12.45 pm Close

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