ASHESI UNIVERSITY, ACCRA 2008 Kathryn Dickens (Heinz-MSPPM)
Adrienne White (CIT-MSISTM) Helped Ashesi to define the requirements for an automated student records management system, research and evaluate open source and commercial alternatives, and choose a system to adopt. Worked with staff to define an implementation plan, and create training materials.
MATHRU SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND, BANGALORE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH MICROSOFT RESEARCH INDIA 2008
Kaleem Rahman (Qatar-CS)
Saurabh Sanghvi (CIT-ECE)
Aysha Siddique (Qatar-CS)
Ermine Teves (TSB-BA) Helped the Mathru School computerize their student and financial records. Developed a new web site and the ability to update it on a regular basis (www.mathrublindschool.org). Field-tested and improved the TechBridgeWorld Braille Tutor, adding new curriculum and training teachers to use it more effectively. Developed a way to use a text Braille embosser to create raised tactile images from visual images so that blind students could feel graphics, charts, geometric shapes, and maps. PLANET READ, PUDUCHER