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Practice What You Preach: Integrating Technology into Your Instruction. Getting Started with Multimedia
Annual Conference of the Teacher Education Division/Council for Exceptional Children 1996 (Nov 08, 1996)
This brief paper outlines a suggested format for incorporating multimedia presentations into teaching preparation courses in special education. It notes that novices and intermediate users can get started using multimedia presentations with minimal...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2011 (Jun 27, 2011) pp. 3186–3191
Technology provides tools to access curriculum content for students with disabilities. This paper reviews the legal definition of Assistive Technology (AT) in the United States and regulations regarding its use. Universal Design for Learning (UDL)...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 22, No. 3 (Jan 11, 2006) pp. 107–117
This article describes possibilities for technology use among students with mild disabilities. It considers characteristics of assistive technology from the standpoint of strategies associated with universal design for learning and Type I and Type...
Preparing to use Technology: Guiding teacher candidates to integrate technology into the K-12 curriculum
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 1631–1632
Abstract: With continued emphasis on the integration of technology into the curriculum, teacher preparation programs feel urgency to comply with growing demands to develop new teachers who can to integrate technology into the K-12 curriculum. This...
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 19, No. 2 (2004) pp. 5–18
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA Amendments of 1997) charts a clear change of direction for special education teachers in two areas: (a) access to general education curriculum standards and (b) the consideration of assistive...
Annual Meeting of the Mid-South Educational Research Association 2002 (November 2002)
This paper discusses the development of an assistive technology (AT) toolkit for special education teachers to use in integrating assistive technology with general curriculum standards for students with high incidence (mild) disabilities....
Journal of Educational Research Vol. 100, No. 1 (2006) pp. 52–60
The authors examined the progress made toward equitable technology access and use over children's first 4 years of school. The sample consisted of 8,283 public school children who attended kindergarten, 1st, and 3rd grades. In 3rd grade, high...
Integrating an assistive technology toolkit with content literacy strategies: A model for teacher support and training
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 3422–3425
This session presents a model for training teachers in the integration of technology for students with mild cognitive disabilities. It describes the development and application of an assistive technology toolkit, a collection of software that...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 23, No. 1 (Jul 21, 2006) pp. 125–137
Visual learning is a strategy for visually representing the structure of information and for representing the ways in which concepts are related. Based on the work of Ausubel, these hierarchical maps facilitate student learning of unfamiliar...
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 36, No. 4 (2004) pp. 383–396
This study examined young children's differential access to computers in school and home and the varying conditions that affect how children experience computers. The sample consists of 9,840 public school children who attended kindergarten and...
Technology as a tool to enhance K-3 standards-based learning: Successful applications from Project Impact
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 3582–3585
Technology infusion into the elementary curriculum has been a major goal of Project Impact, a PT3 grant at the University of Tennessee. In this session, two future teachers and their mentors present the results of technology integration activities...
Lance Wilhelm; Kathleen Puckett; Sally Beisser; William Wishart; Eunice Merideth; Thilla Sivakumaran
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 50, No. 4 (August 2006) pp. 62–71
Portfolios are used in teacher education programs to provide evidence of pre-service teachers' professional growth and development. As programs are better able to integrate technology into the teacher preparation curriculum, many educational...
Lance Wilheim; Kathleen Puckett; Sally Beisser; William Wishart; Eunice Merideth; Thilla Sivakumaran
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 204–209
Presenters in this session will present case studies describing implementation of electronic portfolio development in three different colleges of education. Common themes of comparison will include purposes of e-portfolios, implementation challenges,...