Search results for author:"Linda Chmiliar"
Total records matched: 9 Search took: 0.067 secs
Perspectives on Assistive Technology: What Teachers, Health Professionals, and Speech and Language Pathologists Have to Say
Developmental Disabilities Bulletin Vol. 35, No. 1 (2007) pp. 1–17
There is very limited information regarding current practices in the field of assistive technology, particularly in Canada. This research project was undertaken to address this limitation and to gather information in the following areas: 1) the...
Can Undergraduate/Graduate Students in Individual Self Paced Distance Courses Participate in Discussion Forums? - Absolutely!
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 1943–1945
This paper examines the use of an innovative monthly discussion forum for undergraduate and graduate students studying at a distance in two versions of an individual self paced course.The forums consisted of multimedia presentations followed up with ...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2010 (Oct 18, 2010) pp. 1646–1651
The use of mobile learning (m-learning) to deliver course content and/or learning activities, is a relatively new instructional design strategy, currently gaining momentum in postsecondary and distance education institutions. Because this strategy...
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2018 (Jun 25, 2018) pp. 152–159
Peru experiences high school drop-out rates, adult illiteracy, and insufficient training for teachers, particularly in low income and rural areas. The poorest children are often in remote areas, attend the worst schools, are served by the least...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 1443–1448
In today's inclusive classrooms there is an increasing demand on teachers to implement assistive technology supports for students with special needs. Assistive technology is any tool or device that assists students with disabilities to participate...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) pp. 666–668
The utilization of e-learning technologies in distance education has been gradually increasing over the last decade. With the progression of e-learning, has come the exploration and evaluation of the tools that can enhance learning at a distance....
Developmental Disabilities Bulletin Vol. 35, No. 1 (2007) pp. 18–28
As teachers face increasing demands to meet the needs of students with special needs in inclusive classrooms, there is a corresponding increase in the need for professional development opportunities for practicing teachers in areas that will assist...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2012 (Oct 09, 2012) pp. 1772–1776
A study was conducted to examine how social text signals in a digital text would evolve as students read the text and annotated it. The text signals result from aggregating the individual annotations to extract a group consensus about the most...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2017 (Oct 17, 2017) pp. 905–917
The world has seen growth in the availability of mobile devices, and the use of these devices is gradually being implemented in the post-secondary environment Unfortunately, although there is a growing body of data on the use of mobile devices by...