Glean is a browser-based app that records audio and transcribes it into text. The software divides content into manageable chunks. It allows the user to add slides, diagrams, and text notes alongside the recording. Recordings are stored in the cloud and so can be accessed from different devices.
If you have access to Glean as one of your approved accommodations, please fill out this form to request an account and an ARS staff member will contact you with access information.
Students with disabilities who are unable to take or read notes may have the accommodation to record class lectures only for personal study purposes.
- Contact ARS if there are concerns about recording the class lecture. Generally concerns regarding the instructor’s right to privacy of information discussed in the classroom or a breach of copyright does not override the student’s right to access/accommodation. ARS will work to ensure that concerns for privacy and protection of copyright is respected and addressed while still assuring the availability of an accommodation for the student.
- Instructors should notify the class when to stop taking notes so that student can turn off the recording device, if needed.
- Notify the Instructor of the intention to record the lecture before using any device. Failure to do so may result in a violation of the Code of Student Conduct.
- Turn off the recording device at the instructor’s request, when class comments/discussions are not suitable or essential for class notes.
- Information contained in the audio-recorded lecture is protected under federal copyright laws and may not be published or quoted without the express consent of the lecturer and without giving proper identity and credit to the lecturer.
- Lectures recorded for personal study may not be shared without the consent of the lecturer.