Tom Conway is currently the Media Coordinator for the Center on Disability Studies (CDS), a research unit within the College of Education, UH-Manoa, where he oversee the production of accessible media for Federally-funded research grant dissemination. He also is the Project Director for the EmployAble Project, a Kessler Foundation funded grant, which uses Second Life©, a multi-user virtual environment (MUVE) program, to train people with disabilities in long-term employment skills. His interests include using Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles for creating accessible media and distance learning courses.
Presenter for the Following Session
- Using Virtual Environments for Training People with Traumatic Brain Injury
The virtual environment, Second Life©, is being used to train people with traumatic brain injury (TBI) in employment skill building. The EmployAble Project is a two year grant funded by the Kessler Foundation and located at the Center on Disability Studies (CDS) at the College of Education, University of Hawaii at Manoa. A full virtual environment training area has been constructed along with an accompanying web-based learning module.