Assistive Technology

Celebrating British Sign Language

Today’s Google Doodle is celebrating British Sign Language (BSL).
If you want to learn how to sign your name in BSL, feel free to contact Sebastiaan Eldritch-Böersen, IMT’s Support Specialist in Assistive Technologies.
It’s easier than you think!
There are also lots of resources online to learn British Sign Language. You can find them here.

Assistive technology at LSE
 IMT provide a range of […]

Audio-Visual Equipment Upgrades on Campus

Information Management and Technology (IMT) spent over half a million pounds this summer to enhance the audio-visual facilities available in 40 teaching spaces across LSE.

Improvements in 20 Kingsway, the Old Building and Towers 1 and 2 include new HD projectors and visualizers, new Internet Protocol cameras for lecture live streaming and remote support as well as infra-red hearing loops […]

Text-to-Speech | An Overview

Text-to-Speech (TTS) software is an assistive technology tool that can be used to help those who have difficulty reading text. Students with learning and attention issues should be able to access the same learning materials as other students, to create a level playing field. Using software that turns written material into audio is a popular method of assistive technology used to […]

Assistive Technology at LSE

This section of the blog aims to provide news and updates on the range of Assistive Technology at LSE for all those who are interested in finding out more. Also included will be conference reports, hardware and software reviews, testimonials and ideas for using technology in education.

If you would like us to cover anything in particular on the blog, […]

10 Useful Keyboard Shortcuts

 

If you’re used to working on a PC or Mac, you’ll be quite familiar with mouse controls to navigate around the applications. However, for those in the know there are a large number of keyboard shortcuts that in many cases are easier and quicker than the mouse equivalent – you may already know some of them. Here are ten […]

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    AudioNote – Notepad and Voice Recorder for iPhone and iPad

AudioNote – Notepad and Voice Recorder for iPhone and iPad

AudioNote is a fantastic note taking app. AudioNote combines the functionality of note-taking and voice recording apps to create a powerful tool that will save you time while improving the quality of your notes.
By synchronizing notes and audio, AudioNote automatically indexes your meetings, lectures, classes and interviews. Your text and drawings highlight during playback, helping you to remember the context […]