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This is an interesting topic as it has other ramifications.  For 
example, wouldn't this be applicable to Distance Education?  I would be 
interested in any suggestions on on-line programs which would address 
this issue as well.

Ron

Ronald D. Illingworth
Professor
Interior-Aleutians Campus
University of Alaska Fairbanks
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907-474-5561 (fax)
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On Oct 31, 2006, at 1:17 PM, Chareane Wimbley-Gouveia wrote:
> Colleagues:
> I need to find out ways to accommodate students who cannot touch or
> smell the chemicals traditionally used in Chemistry experiments.  What
> approach are other colleges using to provide accommodations in this
> situation?
> Is there virtual chemistry software out there appropriate for 100 and
> 200 level Chemistry courses?  Who makes it?  Which campus departments
> were  responsible for evaluating the software?  (Disability Services?
> Chemistry? Learning Center?)
> I'd appreciate any leads.
>
> Cordially,
>


> Chareane Wimbley-Gouveia
> Faculty/Learning Center Coordinator
> Linn-Benton Community College
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>>>> [log in to unmask] 8/9/2005 10:01 AM >>>
>
> I'll check my work schedule.  What time?
>
>
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>
>> From: louise pierce <[log in to unmask]>
>> Reply-To: Open Forum for Learning Assistance Professionals
>  <[log in to unmask]>
>> To: [log in to unmask]
>> Subject: Re: Materials for Reading
>> Date: Tue, 9 Aug 2005 08:50:28 -0700
>>
>> Hey Tammy,
>> My graduating adult class I teach is graduating Friday
>> August 12, at 12:30pm.  We are having  a luncheon for
>> them at Mars Restaurant, 3124 North Broadway in
>> Chicago.  Would like for you to attend if you can as
>> my guest.  May is suppose to be there also.  Please
>> try to make it. We would love to see you.  Louise
>>
>> --- Tammy Herring <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>>
>> Thanks.  I am working with adults, who are roughly up
>> to par with 3rd grade reading skills.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>> From: Susan Jones <[log in to unmask]>
>>> Reply-To: Open Forum for Learning Assistance
>> Professionals              <[log in to unmask]>
>>> To: [log in to unmask]
>>> Subject: Re: Materials for Reading
>>> Date: Tue, 2 Aug 2005 10:29:00 -0500
>>>
>>> How "beginning" are the readers?
>>>
>>> There are a fair number of sources for "decodable"
>> books   from the "Reading Genie" site
>> http://www.auburn.edu/~murraba - the decodable sources
>> are listed at the bottom of
>> http://www.auburn.edu/%7Emurraba/decodable.html.  Some
>> of these are for children but many (such as the ones
>> for the "Language!" program) are not.  I have
>> heardmany good things about the books from the Wright
>> Group.
>>>
>>> http://www.readinga-z.com/newfiles/preview.html has a
>> fairly good selection of easy to read books available
>> online.
>>>
>>> http://www.resourceroom.net/Products/literacy.asp
>> has a handful of books for adult literacy including a
>> sample story online.
>>>
>>>
>>> http://www.flyleafpublishing.com/books.html  These
>> are less "adult" oriented but still not too painfully
>> childish.
>>>
>>> http://www.resourceroom.net/older/hilow_sources.asp
>> has general high-low sources (but I am pretty sure the
>> Reading Genie site has some sources I didn't get).
>>>
>>>
>>> In my experience it's extremely easy to overestimate
>> an older student's reading skills, as they bring
>> background knowledge, compensating strategies and that
>> intense desire not to look stupid to thetask.
>> Teaching that reading is simply a skill, not a measure
>> of worth, is often the first and most important part
>> of the battle to chip away at barriers to academic and
>> personal progress.
>>>
>>>
>>> Susan Jones
>>> Academic Development Specialist
>>> Academic Development Center
>>> Parkland College
>>> Champaign, IL  61821
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>>> Webmastress,
>>> http://www.resourceroom.net
>>>
>>>>>> [log in to unmask] 08/01/05 9:38 PM >>>
>>> Hello All,
>>>
>>> What reading materials are recommended for beginner
>> readers?  Any resources will be helpful.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Tammy
>>>
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