[Menvi-discuss] Question regarding the Hadley Braille music course

Bettie Downing bnbdowning70 at embarqmail.com
Sat Dec 1 16:20:19 EST 2012


NO.  Stay away from Perky Duck.  It is supposed to emulate the Perkins Brailler so it doesn't cut, copy or paste.  Very frustrating.  I am a sighted braille teacher and use this for my students up until Lesson 11 when we change to Braille 2000.



On Dec 1, 2012, at 2:37 PM, Miranda B. wrote:

> Hi,
> In other words, I shouldn't be too quick to sell my Pac Mate, as this is my
> only way of creating BRF files at the moment. Although, I took a brief look
> at some basic information for Perky Duck today. I wonder (although basic),
> if Perky Duck would give me the availability to create BRF files that would
> suit this situation? Or, this may not work because of the basic aspect of
> the program and the lack of formatting features, ETC.
> Just my thoughts at the moment.
> Thanks for your input, and have a wonderful weekend!
> 
> In Christ, Miranda
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Menvi-discuss [mailto:menvi-discuss-bounces at menvi.org] On Behalf Of
> Janice Stone
> Sent: Saturday, December 01, 2012 2:45 PM
> To: This is for discussing music and braille literacy
> Subject: Re: [Menvi-discuss] Question regarding the Hadley Braille music
> course
> 
> I am taking the course right now and am really enjoying it.
> 
> Assignments require both creating written music in Braille and answering
> multiple choice questions.  Only Grade 1 braille is needed for the
> assignments.
> 
> The course offers the option to snail mail the assignments or email them.  I
> choose emailing, and I think the file format I use is .brl files.
> 
> Hope this helps,
> 
> Janice Stone
> 
> On Dec 1, 2012, at 2:37 PM, Rick Coates <coatesncr at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> I took the course this summer.  The tasks required both usage of 
>> braille and print skills for me as a sighted individual.  Grade one 
>> braille was used for text concepts such as tempo markings.  Rick 
>> Coates
>> 
>> On Sat, Dec 1, 2012 at 2:02 PM, Miranda B. <knownoflove at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi again friends,
>>> 
>>> First, thank you all so much for your patience and great help in 
>>> answering all of my questions!
>>> 
>>> As I said in my previous message, I plan to take Hadley's Braille 
>>> music course in the Spring. Would any of you happen to know what the
> "text"
>>> portion of assignments would require? For instance, is it asking for 
>>> written Braille music examples? Or, would it be literary Braille? I 
>>> have no problem with either, I just want to factor mailing time into 
>>> my tentative schedule and completion goals and plan if necessary.
>>> 
>>> Thanks again for everything, and have a wonderful weekend!
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> In Christ, Miranda
>>> 
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