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

Miranda B. knownoflove at gmail.com
Sat Dec 1 16:25:08 EST 2012


Hi,
Thank you so much for your input and or sharing your experiences!

In Christ, Miranda

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Bettie Downing
Sent: Saturday, December 01, 2012 4:20 PM
To: This is for discussing music and braille literacy
Subject: Re: [Menvi-discuss] Question regarding the Hadley Braille music
course

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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