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A department within Student Affairs

Projects

Try-IT                                                                                                                                                         2010-11

Project Try-IT provides the latest assistive technology to demonstrate and loan to students over an extended period of time and use them in the academic environment before making the informed choice to purchase. 

Browse Aloud                                                                                                                                          2010-11

Browse Aloud reads web pages aloud for people who find it difficult to read online.

Read and Write Gold                                                                                                                              2010-11

Read and Write Gold software is designed to assist students who have difficulty with reading and writing to enhance their reading fluency and comprehension.

RETAIN                                                                                                                                                                                                    2009-11

A project dedicated to early intervention and retention of freshmen and transfer students with a disability:

  • Reach-Out
  • Enquire
  • Take appropriate action
  • Assess students' satisfaction
  • Inform students
  • Note all information on student database

EDIT                                                                                                                                                          2009-10

Project EDIT is an innovative pilot program in post-secondary education funded by the Verizon Foundation; it brings together 15 Temple faculty members enthusiastic about excellence in teaching and learning.

ERGO                                                                                                                                                       2009-10

Defined as the science of fitting jobs to people, the concept of ergonomics focuses on designing workstations for safety and efficiency.

REMOTE                                                                                                                                                 2009-10

Project REMOTE researched and developed the systems required to enable remote sign language interpreting and CART provision for deaf and hard of hearing students at Temple University.

Access TU                                                                                                                                               2008-10

Project Access TU will develop and assess the preliminary effectiveness of a web-based video intervention program delivered through Blackboard to teach students with a disability how to request academic accommodations of their instructors.

ROUTE                                                                                                                                                     2008-10

This system offers directions throughout internal and external areas of the main campus. This includes off-campus directions, as well as, directions to and from buildings, departments and offices within the university.

ATTIC                                                                                                                                                       2007-08

Project ATTIC Ė Assistive Technology Training and Information Center, provides an environment that respects the studentís right to confidentiality and deliver crucial training and support to enable students to maximize the potential of AT in their academic learning. 

Federal Workforce Recruitment Program                                                                                                                    Annual

FWRP is the universityís premiere internship program for students with a disability who are eager to prove their abilities in the workplace through summer or permanent jobs.