Technology

With cell phones, tablets, and time spent online, we might assume all technology is second nature to today’s generation of graduates. While most have basic digital literacy skills, many students are not in fact proficient in the higher level technology that will be necessary on...

The PDF (Portable Document Format) was originally created by Adobe in the early 1990s. A PDF file is essentially a digital image of a document that a person can view, print, or send to someone else. PDFs are useful because they look the same no...

In 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed to prohibit discrimination based on disability. At the time, this meant that discriminating against individuals with disabilities was illegal in any area of public life, such as at work, at school, or on public transportation....

Assistive technology includes products, equipment, and programs used to improve learning and working experiences for people with disabilities. One type of assistive technology is a screen reader, a program that converts on-screen content into speech, or shows it on a braille display. Screen readers help...