Assistive Technology as a Freshmen Design Experience

Assistive Technology as a Freshmen Design Experience

A presentation describing our inter college collaboration grant delivered 4/22/2016 to the Stout University Foundation Board of Directors.

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Devin Berg

April 22, 2017
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  1. ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT Inspiring Innovation Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/et/

    Assistive Technology as a Freshmen Design Experience Devin R. Berg1 and Becky Albricht2 1Engineering & Technology Department 2Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute University of Wisconsin – Stout 22 April 2017 College Collaboration Grant
  2. ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT Inspiring Innovation Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/et/

    Assistive technology in engineering education. Engineering & Technology Department Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute
  3. ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT Inspiring Innovation Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/et/

    Assistive technology provides greater independence and quality of life.
  4. ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT Inspiring Innovation Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/et/

    Assistive Technology Design Local K-12 Outreach This grant is the seed for a project with three primary objectives. University Engineering Curriculum
  5. ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT Inspiring Innovation Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/et/

    Students participating in assistive tech design can engage with peers, community, and broader world. ETECH-100 Impacts of Engineering • Required for all engineering students • General education course > open to entire campus • Collaborate with SVRI engineers and technologists
  6. ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT Inspiring Innovation Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/et/

    Outreach allows us to take our work to the community and grow STEM. K-12 Collaboration with Matt Wigdahl at Oaklawn Elementary • Design workshop • Campus visits • Year long design project
  7. ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT Inspiring Innovation Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/et/

    K-12 Collaboration at Oaklawn Elementary “I love that my 5th grader participated in learning about engineering that can help those with disabilities!”
  8. ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT Inspiring Innovation Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/et/

    While educating, we are having an impact! Assistive technology is about helping people • Child development • At home assistance • Workplace adaptation for persons with disabilities
  9. ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT Inspiring Innovation Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/et/

    Looking to continue this work with further funding. This grant is a seed for continued development • Grant proposals • Regional partners • Expanded outreach
  10. ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT Inspiring Innovation Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/et/

    Thank you for your time! Acknowledgements Outreach Event Meghan Donahue Landon Julson Pat Shoemaker Lab Instructors Adam Kramschuster Abhi Ghosh Kevin Dietsche