Monthly Archives: February 2011

Embed Plus – for quick You Tube edits and extra playback functionality.

 A few weeks ago I mentioned how you can use the Snip.Snip.It service to clip You Tube videos to the section that you want.  There is another service called Embed Plus that allows you to do this and more.  Rather … Continue reading

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Assistive Technologies – Scanners

 Today we had two representatives from Sight and Sound http://www.sightandsound.co.uk/  show us their new print to audio software. Many of our visually impaired students currently rely on scanners to be able to convert the print material into audio using OCR (Optimal Character … Continue reading

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Report back from: CILIP Building websites for mobile phones.

 The presenter Andy Bull has no coding or technical skills but had a journalism background.  I felt that he made a lot of assumptions about students e.g. they are only interested if things are available in a mobile friendly format. … Continue reading

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