Annie Miller, a CU Boulder student majoring in International Affairs, approached her Arabic Instructor, Mona Attwa, about continuing her Arabic language learning in the Spring 2017 semester. Due to a hip surgery over the Winter break, Ms. Miller was unable to attend class. Eager to not miss out on the beginning weeks of the Beginning Arabic 2 course while she recovered from the surgery, Ms. Miller asked if any accommodation could be made.
With collaboration and support from the Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations, OIT's Academic Technology Design Team, and the Anderson Language and Technology Center (ALTEC), Ms. Attwa and Ms. Miller utilized a new technology available on the CU Boulder campus, the Kubi, in order to make the accommodation possible. The rest of the article is here: