Teaching Blind Kids Through Touch

Journal Papers

  1. J. L. Gorlewicz, J. Burgner, T. J. Withrow, and R. J. Webster III, “Initial Experiences Using Vibratory Touchscreens to Display Graphical Math Concepts to Students with Visual Impairments”, Journal of Special Education Technology, vol. 29, no. 2, pp. 17-26, 2014. PDF (15.01 MB)
  2. R. J. Webster III, T. E. Murphy, L. N. Verner, and A. M. Okamura, “A Novel Two-Dimensional Tactile Slip Display: Design, Kinematics, and Perceptual Experiments”, ACM Transactions on Applied Perception, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 150-165, 2005. PDF (466.26 KB)

Conference Papers

  1. J. L. Toennies, J. Burgner, T. J. Withrow, and R. J. Webster, III, “Toward Haptic/Aural Touchscreen Display of Graphical Mathematics for the Education of Blind Students”, in World Haptics Conference, 2011, pp. 373-378. PDF (349.16 KB)

Non-Refereed/Invited/Poster/Abstract/Short Papers

  1. J. L. Gorlewicz and R. J. Webster, III, “The Promise of Haptics in Teaching Math to the Blind”. NSF Advocacy Day, Washington D.C., 2012. PDF (1.37 MB)
  2. J. L. Toennies, J. Burgner, T. J. Withrow, and R. J. Webster, III, “Toward Haptic/Aural Touchscreen Display of Graphical Mathematics for the Education of Blind Students”. World Haptics Conference, 2011. PDF (1023.41 KB)

Ph.D. Dissertations

  1. J. L. Gorlewicz, “The Efficacy of Surface Haptics and Force Feedback in Education”. Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, 2013. PDF (7.46 MB)