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Kathleen Buob

Kathleen Buob

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Skills & Interests

  • Science and Technology / Instructional Technology (Expert)
    Adult Learning Disability Instructor with experience in instructional technology for faculty & students needing access to a variety of assistive applications. Provide workshops at various disability conferences.
  • Academic Support Services / Accessibility (Expert)
    Knowledge and skills in training faculty on accessible technology, such as LecShare Pro & ABBYY PDF Transformer. Experience working with faculty on converting course material for access by students with disabilities. Trainer & consultant for assistive/adaptive technology, such as Dragon Naturally Speaking, Kurzweil, JAWS, Microsoft Office, & Adobe Photoshop/Dreamweaver plus training using WordPress for content management.

Associations

  • California Association of Post-Secondary Educators of Disability (CAPED)
    Access Technology Northern Chair 10/2005 – 10/2007

Education History

  • Graduate Continuing Education Certificate-Adult Learning Disabilities Certification of Completion-Graduate Level (08/2003)
    CSU, Sacramento
  • Level 2 Teaching Credentials Graduate Level Continuing Education (05/1998)
    Santa Clara University
  • Master Degree Special Education with Emphasis in Instruction Design (05/1997)
    San Francisco State

Teaching Experience

  • Supervise Student Teachers (Spring 2007)
    • University of Phoenix – Supervise Student Teachers focused on visits to student teachers work sites to observe the student teachers as they worked.
  • CMP/540 - Integrating Educational Technology in the Classroom (Winter 2006)
    • University of Phoenix – Integrating Educational Technology in the Classroom emphasis was learning how to use technology in the k thru 12 grade levels.
  • MAT/534 – Curriculum & Assessment: Visual & Production Arts (Spring 2005)
    • University of Phoenix – Curriculum & Assessment: Visual & Production Arts that looks at how to teach this suject matter to students in the k thru 12 grade levels.

Languages

  • English
    • Speaking level: Superior
    • Reading level: Superior

Presentations

  • Using Accessible Course Material – What is Involved?, 03/25/2010
    Presentation how important it is for faculty to have course curriculum material in alternate media formats ready before each semester/quarter for students with special needs. Discussion about use of the alt media centers on campuses to do production.
  • Alternate Media in the 21st Century, 10/12/2005
    Presentation on how Alternate Media Centers at the Community Colleges provide services to students with various disability accommodation needs. These services allow students access to instructional material on an equal basis as the non-disabled.
  • Instituting Adaptive High Technology and Alternate Media Services, 07/28/2004
    Presentation on how higher education in the community colleges are changing regarding assistive/adaptive computer technology, alternate media services and working with learning disabled students in a high tech center computer lab environment.

Positions

  • Assistive Technology Trainer (07/1999 – Current) Buob Computer Training & Consulting (BuobCTC)
  • Web Editor (10/2010 – Current) Oregon-California Trails Association
  • Learning Disability Specialist-High Tech Center (08/2003 – 05/2009) Laney College