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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.

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

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  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

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

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  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

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  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

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  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

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  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!”

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  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

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  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

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  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

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