Category: Diversity and Inclusion

Gallaudet University architects and researchers are establishing design guidelines that may be useful to other communities with sensory and accessibility concerns. For more on DeafSpace design principles, this page from Gallaudet explains the concepts behind the spaces described in this video. Source: Video: DeafSpace by Design

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September 22, 2016

Every person is or will be “disabled” at one point in life. Some people have permanent disabilities–ones that may change in severity, but are always present. Some people have temporary disabilities– for example a sports injury that is expected to heal completely. Some people have situational disabilities — for instance they cannot hear a lecture […]

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July 13, 2016

In April of 2016, the University Ad Hoc Committee on Technology and Accessibility published a report on “Accessibility of Information Technology at Princeton.” Among the recommendations of the committee was a charge that “The University should study the need for accessibility around course content, library reserves, and classroom technologies.” The study also mandated that the […]

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June 21, 2016

 New Schools is a project sponsored by the Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in the Humanities at Princeton (IHUM). Its goal is to broaden the range and scope of university teaching by bringing together the best of contemporary art with the best of contemporary scholarship. The project pairs artists with Princeton professors to create experimental lesson-plans within […]

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April 26, 2016

Post by Professor Monserrat Bores Martinez with contributions from Professor Nadia Cervantes Perez On March 7th, sixty-three students in Spanish 108, taught by Professors Monserrat Bores Martinez and Nadia Cervantes Perez, used a combination of Piazza, a popular Q&A platform, and Blackboard, Princeton’s Learning Management System, to have a discussion forum about sexual violence and […]

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April 14, 2016

The McGraw Center has recently acquired four Swivl robots, portable tools for automated lecture capture. These robots use your own smart phone or tablet on a robotic base to record your lecture. The robot follows your movements using a tracker that you carry or wear; the tracker also serves as a microphone. As you move, […]

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December 7, 2015

A writer’s style is what makes for a readership. Readers return to an author with a style that appeals to them. Defining “style” in another way, one might consult a style guide, for example, The Chicago Manual of Style, as a source used to keep writing consistent and correct. ‘Styles,’ however,  built into all commonly […]

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December 2, 2015