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Event information

The next webinar from the Australian Disability Clearinghouse on Education and Training (ADCET) and Australian Tertiary Education Network on Disability (ATEND) will be presented by Jim Sprialis, a leading influence in the field of technology and inclusion. This will be Jim’s second webinar for ADCET in 2018 and in this presentation he will outline in greater detail how the various advanced features of Sonocent Audio Notetaker are utilised to:

  • more effectively manage captured spoken information in a live (or recorded) lecture
  • create study guides from a single (or series) of lectures
  • generate written text for assignments; create audio books from PDF documents
  • create summary notes of flipped content (e.g. from online videos or webinars).

The content in this webinar will be of interest to equity practitioners with a vested interest in raising student retention levels and academic standards, and institution staff working towards a more accessible learning environment. Some existing familiarity with Audio Notetaker is helpful, but not essential.

The webinar will include live demonstration of the software and the companion app on a mobile device.

Further information and registration details are available here. 

ADCET webinars are free to attend and are live captioned. All webinar recordings are available on the ADCET website

About the presenter

Jim Sprialis has been an educator for 28 years and, during the past decade, managed the South Australian Education Department’s Inclusive Technology Service. Jim now runs his own consultancy service and offers expert advice, presentations, professional development programs and training and support in a broad portfolio of inclusive technology solutions to schools, the tertiary sector and workplaces. With a specialist knowledge base around disability and learning difficulties such as dyslexia, he is passionate about promoting inclusive technologies and universal design approaches that can benefit everyone in their productivity and lifelong learning. Jim is also the Australian contact for Sonocent and has been working with Disability Advisers from several Australian universities to implement Sonocent Audio Notetaker as a note taking accommodation.