December 2020 Webinars

Join us in December to wrap up the year with four different webinars!

Remember: there is no registration necessary to attend these webinars live, and there’s no cost. Attendance is made available to anyone in the world with an internet connection who wants to join in. Just simply click the link a few minutes before start time!

We record all of these webinars and make them available in a video archive on our website. Access to that archive is available to current NBA Members, so if you can’t make the live webinar but really want to see the training, consider becoming a member!

Nemeth Code for Math and Science

Superscripts and Subscripts, Part 1

Presenter: Lindy Walton, member, NBA Nemeth Code for Math and Science Committee
Date: Thursday, December 3rd at 2:00p ET

Description: Continuing our look at indicators, this short webinar will look at the change-of-level indicators in the Nemeth Code.


Computer Assisted Transcription

Special Symbols in Braille 2000, Part 2

Presenter: Beverly North, vice chair, Computer Assisted Transcription Committee
Date: Tuesday, December 8 at 11:30a ET

Description: We will explore ways to customize your automated Special Symbols list.


Music Braille

Keyboard Instruments, Part 2

Presenter: Kathleen Cantrell, chair, Music Braille Committee
Date: Monday, December 14 at 1:00p ET

Description: In this webinar we will continue to look at Section 29 and learn how to transcribe music printed on more than one staff for piano, organ, and other keyboard instruments.

*Part 1 of this series was presented in October 2020 and the recording can be found in the Music Braille Webinars archive.


Unified English Braille Literary

Web Addresses: Numbers, Numeric mode, and Grade 1 mode

Presenter: Amy Furman, vice chair, Unified English Braille – Literary Committee
Date: Wednesday, December 16 at 1:00p ET

Description: For Part 2, we are going to look at numbers in Literary web addresses, as well as how to handle numeric mode and grade 1 mode set by the grade 1 indicator as they apply in this context. We will look at some real-world examples that have stumped transcribers.

*This is the second in a three part series about web addresses. Part one was presented in October, and part three will be presented in January.