There have been a total
of four different Immersion Projects - DoD, LAO, ProjectDEVISE,
and T/TAC Online. Design teams of 6-8 students have worked
on the different projects each semester. Past support has been provided
by organizations such as the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and
the U.S. Department of Education (DOE).
Online (Training and Technical Assistance Center)
To produce a low cost, low maintenance online delivery system (website)
that provides and shares up-to-date, timely, accessible and usable
knowledge, training, support and assistance for service providers
to children with disabilities in the state of Virginia.
Phase 1 - September
2000 - December 2000 - Final
Phase 2 - January 2001 - May 2001 - Final
*The same design team worked on T/TAC project over two semesters)
DEVISE (Designing Environments for Virtual Immersive Science Education)
To develop an immersive virtual environment teachng science concepts
(ie. Newtons' Laws of Motion) to learning disabled high school students.
August 1999 - December 1999
January 2000 - May 2000
Sept 2000 - December 2000 - Project
January 2001 - May 2001 - Final
in on Physics (site includes the four different VR modules
and the World Up software to download)
Access Online (LAO)
is a federally funded grant from the Office of Special Education
programs "Stepping Stones of Technology Innovation for Students
with Disabilities Program/Phase 1 - Development" CFDA 84.327A.
director for this grant is Dr.
Michael Behrmann, at The
Helen A. Kellar Center for Human disAbilities in cooperation
with the Parent
Education and Advocacy Training Center(PEATC) .
To develop a universally accessible literacy web based learning
tool for students ages 9 through 14 with disabilities. To learn
more about this initiative, visit the Literacy
Phase 1 - January
1999 - July 1999 - Final
Phase 2 - August 1999 - December 1999
Phase 3 - January 2000 - May 2000 - Final
Phase 4 - September 2000 - December 2000 - Final
Acess Online Prototype Site
Orientation Supplement for Senior Executive Service Officers (DoD)
- U.S. Deparment of Defense
To develop a CD-ROM based orientation program for the Senior Executive
Service in DoD
January 1999 - July 1999 - Phase 1
August 1999 - December 1999 - Phase 2