Wendy Fisher

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Multimedia documents, such as textbooks, reference materials, and leisure materials, inherently use techniques that also can help make them accessible for people with disabilities who find it difficult or impossible to use printed materials. This includes individuals who are blind, partially sighted, deaf, hard of hearing, or dyslexic. The varying(More)
Electronic documents theoretically have great advantages for people with print disabilities, although currently this potential is not being realized. This paper reports research to develop multimedia documents with universal interfaces which can be configured to the needs of people with a variety of print disabilities. The implications of enriching(More)
Tooltips (TTs) can be used to make icons more understandable to users. However, text-based tooltips will not assist users with print disabilities. Four types of TTs to assist deaf and hearing impaired users were implemented: Sign Language, Picture (an enlarged icon and text explanation of the function), Human Mouth and Digital Lips (the last two to assist(More)
Creativity and enjoyment in assessment practices maybe an ironic concept but enabling 'flow' through appropriate interface modalities (e.g. keyboard, tablet) could have a vital impact on assessment practices. A grounded theory approach was used to analyze a 9 month virtual ethnography of an online lecturer support forum (150 postings), 27 questionnaire(More)
Copyright and Moral Rights for the articles on this site are retained by the individual authors and/or other copyright owners. For more information on Open Research Online's data policy on reuse of materials please consult the policies page. ABSTRACT In this paper we explore whether technology provides the teaching profession with a new form of pedagogy,(More)
This case demonstrates the use of brainstem auditory evoked potentials (BAEPs) to monitor cranial nerve function. Changes in BAEPs were associated with cranial nerve dysfunction in the trigeminal nerve on the ipsilateral side and the facial nerve on the contralateral side.