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Jenna Gorlewicz

Innovation Helps Teach Math to Visually Impaired Students

Jan. 13, 2013—A new Android app developed at Vanderbilt uses tactile feedback technology to help students with visual impairments to master algebra, geometry, graphing and other subjects that are particularly hard to comprehend without the aid of normal vision.

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Grad student demos tablet apps to aid visually impaired on Capitol Hill

May. 24, 2012—Each May for the past 18 years, the Coalition for National Science Funding (CNSF) has held an exhibition and advocacy day on Capitol Hill designed to illustrate how society benefits from federal support of science, engineering and mathematics research. Vanderbilt is a member of the alliance of more than 120 organizations that advocate on behalf...

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App turns tablet into math aid for visually impaired students

Mar. 5, 2012—A mechanical engineering graduate student has created an app that turns Android tablets into an educational aid for teaching mathematics to visually impaired students.

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VUCast Newscast: Teaching Through Touch

Mar. 2, 2012—This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s weekly newscast  highlighting  research, experts, students, sports and everything Vanderbilt: Teaching through touch: How new technology is taking math to a new level Vandy students go inside ESPN What the mantra “no less” means to Commodore women’s basketball

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