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Braillecast is the official podcast of the Braillists Foundation, celebrating braille and connecting the dots for braillists everywhere. It features exclusive interviews, independent reviews, comprehensive demonstrations, clear presentations, thought-provoking commentary and up-to-the-minute braille news.

To listen, visit braillecast.com or search for "Braillecast" in your favourite podcast client. You can also find us on the Victor Reader Stream and select radios from British Wireless for the Blind.

Here's a quick rundown of new episodes published this month:

Notetaking: Making Notes for Yourself

Published on 8th March

Led by Holly Scott-Gardner, this session looked at how to take effective notes in braille for your own personal use. We covered increasing your speed when note taking, ways to organise your notes and the tools that you may wish to use.

This session was recorded on Tuesday 2 March 2021. For further information please visit the Braillists Foundation Media Page.



x016.mp3 114.3 MB


Notetaking: Making Notes for Others (Extra 15)

Published on 1st March

If you are required to take notes as part of a team, whether that’s in a meeting or for group projects, this session is for you! Led by Matthew Horspool, it guides you through using braille to take notes that are also visually accessible. We talked specifically about taking notes using a braille display, and writing Markdown in braille to format your notes.

This session was recorded on Tuesday 23 February 2021. For further information please visit the Braillists Foundation Media Page.



x015.mp3 114.2 MB


Braille for Public Speaking (Extra 14)

Published on 22nd February

Led by Holly Scott-Gardner, this session guided participants through using braille to present more effectively, especially useful if you need to deliver speeches for work, school, or as part of one of your interests. We covered writing a presentation script, using cue cards and the best way to set up your braille display or hard copy braille when speaking.

This session was recorded on Tuesday 16 February 2021. For further information please visit the Braillists Foundation Media Page.



x014.mp3 110.8 MB


Using Braille as a Presentation Tool (Extra 13)

Published on 15th February

Led by Holly Scott-Gardner, this session covered using a braille display with Microsoft PowerPoint and Google Slides. We guided you through how braille output works with these applications and the ways in which braille output can enable you to deliver more effective presentations.

This session was recorded on Tuesday 9 February 2021. For further information please visit the Braillists Foundation Media Page.



x013.mp3 117.3 MB





 
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