Designing and Planning a Tactile Graphic

Date of event: July 28, 2020

Presenters

Lucia Hasty

Description

This webinar will offer a basic understanding of:

  • Decisions:
    • Which print images should be produced as a tactile graphic? Why?
    • What other techniques can be used to convey the content?
  • Planning and Editing:
    • Determine which details in the image are important and should be included in the tactile graphic;
    • Determine what production method will be most efficient and effective for this graphic;
    • Using an organized process for determining which areas, lines, point symbols and labels will be used;
    • Shortcuts, tips and tricks for providing the most information in the clearest way for the reader
  • Overview of BANA Guidelines and Standards for Tactile Graphics and how to use it

Activities:

  • Examples of print images for participants to work on during the webinar discussions will be distributed prior to the webinar.
  • Planning sheets for participants to complete during the webinar instruction will be distributed prior to the webinar.

Resources to be shared:

  • BANA Guidelines and Standards for Tactile Graphics 2010- main manual and tactile graphics supplement if available.
  • A resource list of image libraries that offer ready-made tactile graphics bases to tailor to your students’ needs will be provided.

Handouts

Designing and Planning a Tactile Graphic - HANDOUTS

Designing and Planning a Tactile Graphic - CHAT