Dr. Brian Freelander joins us this week. Brian shares information about his work with students with cognitive disabilities during the pandemic and the development of new software and hardware. He talks about his experience teaching remotely,
Dr. Brian Freelander joins us this week. Brian shares information about his work with students with cognitive disabilities during the pandemic and the development of new software and hardware. He talks about his experience teaching remotely, offering strategies to help students with disabilities. We also discuss the development of new applications that help with audio transcriptions. Throughout this discussion, it is clear that technology has the potential to significantly aid in the learning process for students, with advancements in AI and OCR technology leading to improvements in assistive technology, translation accuracy, and accessibility for disabled individuals. Additionally, the power of Chat GPT and the usefulness of recording lectures with AI are highlighted. Thanks for listening!
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[00:05:12] Assistive tech progress during COVID.
[00:07:14] AI transcription technology.
[00:12:08] Assistive technology for students.
[00:16:13] AI in education.
[00:18:45] Importance of using AI.
[00:23:19] Personal experience with AI.
[00:26:36] OrCam Read for reading disabilities.
[00:30:59] Handheld OCR devices.
[00:35:32] Instant translation using AI.
[00:38:08] Personalized language translation.
[00:43:22] Listening vs Reading.
[00:47:22] E Ink note takers for disabilities.
[00:50:13] Accessibility options for education.
[00:55:17] AI and visual impairment.
[00:57:46] Assistive technology advancements.
[01:02:42] Gartner hype cycle.
[01:05:01] AI-generated instructional videos.
[01:08:36] Accessible audiobooks for college students.
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