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Boot Camp 2020

Boot Camp 2020

CENTRAL ACCESS

2020 Alternative Format Boot Camp

Everything you wanted to know about alternative format processing!

 

REGISTRATION COMING SOON!

 

ABOUT

Central Access at Central Washington University creates accessible materials for anyone with print-related disabilities to support independence for all individuals in their life and education by offering full and equal access to print materials.

During this Boot Camp, you will learn about alternative format processing, so that you can offer this service to your community as well. Attend our 3-day hands-on training to learn basic and math alternative media production. Choose an additional 2-day advanced training to focus solely on tactile graphic options and production.

 

SCHEDULE

3-Day Basic Training:

Day 1: Basic Training, July 20, 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

  • Program Overview
  • Publisher Rights and Responsibilities
  • Zone Ordering
  • OCR Process and Editing Word Documents with CAT
  • Introduction to Alternative Text

 

Day 2: Basic Training, July 21, 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

  • Edited Word Document Processing
  • Advanced Alternative Text
  • Output Formats
  • Why STEM is Different and How to Handle It

 

Day 3: Math Training, July 22, 8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

  • Introduction to STEM Content
  • STEM Software and Programs
  • Processing STEM Materials
  • Troubleshooting Problems in STEM Conversions

 

2-Day Tactile Graphic Training:

Day 4: Tactile Graphic Basics, July 23, 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

  • Tactile Graphic Overview
  • Low Tech Tactile Graphics and Methods
  • Tactile Graphic Identification
  • Introduction to Illustrator and Duxbury
  • Tactile Graphic Practice

 

Day 5: Tactile Graphic Production, July 24, 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

  • Tactile Subject Types
  • Image Deconstruction
  • Tactile Graphic Production
  • Tactile Graphic Advanced Practice
  • Tactile User Panel

 

REGISTRATION AND CAMP FEES

- TUITION AND SOME MEALS -

All options below include tuition and some meals. Meals include: Continental breakfast daily, boxed lunches on days 1, 3, and 5.

Option 1: Basic Training

$900 per person

Option 2: Tactile Graphic Training

$600 per person

Option 3: Basic and Tactile Graphic Training

$1,400 per person

 

- TUITION ONLY -

All options below include tuition only (no meals)

Option 4: Basic Training

$850

Option 5: Tactile Graphic Training

$550 per person

Option 6: Basic and Tactile Graphic Training

$1,350 per person

 

BOOT CAMP LIMITATIONS

  • Space is limited, so register fast! Waitlist will be crated for future trainings.
  • If fewer than 5 individuals register for Basic Training and fewer than 4 individuals register for Tactile Graphic Training by June 10, 2020, training will be canceled and refunds issued.
  • Participants must have a general knowledge and ability to use a Windows computer.
  • Because of the highly visual nature of this course material, this training is designed for sighted participants.
  • Participants only registering for Tactile Graphic Training must have prior alternative media processing experience.

 

CONTACT

Feel free to contact Central Access with any questions!

centralaccess@cwu.edu

509-963-1371

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