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  • New Article by Measured Progress

    We recently learned that a MeTRC related article has been accepted for publication. Measured Progress, one of our research sites, recently used information from their MeTRC research on accessible assessment in a discussion with PARCC to influence at least...
  • Principal Investigator’s Meeting

    Marriott Washington Wardman Park, Washington D.C. An important meeting of the MeTRC researchers was held July 26-27, 2012 in Washington D.C. The 1-1/2 day meeting addressed the findings, themes, and potential for future research and collaboration. ...
  • HelpMath Highlighted by Lexington Institute

    HelpMath, the online program designed by MeTRC research collaborator, Digital Directions International, was highlighted in a recent article published by the Lexington Institute. The Lexington Institute is an Arlington, VA, think tank that comments on ...
  • Online Symposium: Text Customization for Readability

    Online Symposium: Text Customization for Readability Registration is now open for the online symposium on Text Customization for Readability to be held on 19 November 2012. This symposium brings together researchers, practitioners, and users with disabil...
  • Free Book by Dave Moursund

    Dave Moursund, University of Oregon professor emeritus and MeTRC Technical work Group member, has published a new book:Using Brain/Mind Science and Computers to Improve Elementary School Math Education. It is available in PDF and Microsoft Word formats: ...
  • Invitation to participate in audio/tactile graphics usability test project

    ViewPlus Technologies, Inc. is seeking blind volunteers to participate in a study of audio-tactile graphics usability. ViewPlus is providing software to run on Windows computers that volunteer testers will use to evaluate three or four graphics each ...
  • Philip Piety receives award for research

    On July 11, 2012, Philip Piety, a member of MeTRC's technical work group, was the recipient of the 2012 Dr. Margaret R. Pfanstiehl Memorial Achievement Award-Research and Development in Audio Description by the American Council of the Blind (ACB) and its ...
  • NSF Request for Ideas about a Mathematics Education Initiative

    NSF 12-080 Dear Colleague Letter - Request for ideas about a Mathematics Education Initiative DATE: May 14, 2012 The National Science Foundation (NSF) in cooperation with the U.S Department of Education (ED) is interested in input that can inform new a...
  • White House Honors Two from MeTRC Community

    On May 7, 2012, two members of the MeTRC community, George Kerscher and Steve Jacobs, were among 14 individuals chosen by the White House as Champions of Change for leading the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math for people with...
  • Cyberlearning Research Summit

    The NSF Cyberlearning Research Summit took place in Washington, DC on January 18, 2012. The summit was a high-profile gathering of top quality research-based speakers who shared their visions for the future of learning with emerging technologies...
  • Math program used in TCU study earns award

    Ed Tech Digest Award for HELP Math as the winner in the “Special Needs” category as the innovative educational technology solution that best addresses the needs of English language learners. ...
  • National Report Card: Students Score Modestly Better in Math

    This report presents results of the 2011 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) in mathematics at grades 4 and 8. Highlights of the national results show higher average mathematics scores in 2011 than in the eight earlier assessment years at b...
  • Two October Presentations by Steve Noble

    There are two upcoming presentations by Steve Noble. Steve is of course, a long time leader in the field of accessibility, and among his other work, is a member of the MeTRC research team at the University of Kentucky. On October 13th, from 10am to 12pm ...
  • MeTRC 3+2 Review August 30th

    On August 30th, MeTRC reported its activities before a panel of evaluators in Washington, D.C. This panel reviewed the material presented, then discussed, asked questions, and finally concluded that MeTRC has met its objectives over the pas...
  • MeTRC Poster Session at 2011 OSEP Project Directors Conference

    Mark Horney and Pat Almond participated in the OSEP Project Directors Conference, held July 18-20, 2011, in Washington D.C. ...
  • What's Happening?

      (This idea is still developing. We started the "Current News" section to provide the newest information about MeTRC, and put it above the fold on the front page where it will be seen first. Our intention is that members of the MeTRC research sit...
  • MeTRC Booth at NCTI 2010

    November 15th 2010 ...
  • Purdue University Research Plan Approved

    November 5th 2010...
  • Phase 1 Progress Report from the University of Kentucky

    November 3rd 2010 ...
  • MeTRC Study Groups Scheduled

    November 2010 ...
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