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Teaching Blind Students with 3-D Prints

Blind students learn visual concepts differently from their sighted peers. Tactile graphics such as raised-line drawings have been around for a long time to help students with visual impairments, but simply adding a third dimension to a graph designed for sighted students carries with it a lot of assumptions—about perspective, for example—that don’t sync with the way blind students understand the world.

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Posted in Accessibility, Course Design, Media, Technology

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