Introduction to Universal Access in Mac OS X
The Mac operating system includes several assistive technologies designed to make it easier for a person with a disability to use the computer. Whether you have difficulty with your vision, hearing or mobility, the features found under Universal Access in the System Preferences can help you set up your computer to meet your needs.
Introduction to Ease of Access in Windows 7
Windows 7’s Ease of Access Center provides access to all of the operating system’s accessibility settings in one location.
Setting Up Multiple User Accounts in OS X
Mac OS X supports the creation of separate accounts for each person who uses the computer. This makes it possible to set up each account with the accessibility settings that match each student’s need.
Creating Screen Recordings with QuickTime Player
QuickTime Player, the default media player for Mac OS X, also has some powerful recording capabilities. With the recording features, you can create brief tutorials for your students that demonstrate common tasks they need to know how to complete on their computers (saving assignments, navigating the class website, etc.).
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