VSA Florida provides monthly webinars during the school year so that teaching artists, classroom teachers, cultural arts organizations and adult artists with disabilities can keep up-to-date on the latest information on the arts and disability. These webinars are provided free of charge; however, registration is required.
iPad Technology for Including Students with Disabilities in Music Activities - This webinar focuses on techniques for utilizing technology to help students with disabilities make music. The webinars will be led by Dr. Clint Randles and Adam Goldberg. Dr. Randles is an Associate Professor of Music Education at the University of South Florida, where he teaches graduate and undergraduate courses at the intersection of creativity and curriculum development. Dr. Randles is a professional iPadist and guitarist in the Tampa Bay area, and enjoys serving as a VSAFL teaching artist. Adam Goldberg is a veteran teacher who has supported his severely challenged students as music makers via the implementation of technologies that help overcome technical hurdles and provide access to self-expression through music. Mr. Goldberg's student band, the P177Q Technology Band, has performed in Washington, D.C. for International Education Week, been featured on NPR's 'Morning Edition' and 'All Things Considered', and regularly performs at special events and educational conferences. Mr. Goldberg is currently serving as consultant for the Boston Conservatory of Music at Berklee, where he is overseeing the implementation of the school's first iPad Ensemble for students on the Autism Spectrum.
While not a requirement, webinar participants may find it helpful to have an iPad with the following apps available during the webinar: ThumbJam, GarageBand, Figure, Noise, and Seaboard 5D.
- 9th: 4-5:30 pm (3-4:30 Central Time)
-13th: 4-5:30 pm (3-4:30 Central Time)
Polishing Your Artistic Image- This webinar for artists with disabilities will help you understand the importance of your Artist Statement, resume/CV, business card, and website. Tips for developing these items as well as photographing and shipping your art will be provided. This webinar will be led by Dee Miller, VSA Florida Director of Education and a successful working artist. - TBD
To register, please visit http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/3147316/Webinar-registration .