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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 3641–3643
The Assistive Technology for Teaching in the Inclusive Classroom (ATTIC) Project had a major goal of developing a self-contained, portable collection of assistive technology to introduce assistive technology to 'regular' classroom teachers and...
Preparing Personnel To Serve Students with Visual Handicaps in Rural Areas: Two Preservice Alternatives
This report describes different methods used by the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and Texas Tech University to provide training to rural teachers in serving students with visual impairments. Distance education is well-suited to the...
A Survey of Assistive Technology and Teacher Preparation Programs for Individuals with Visual Impairments
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness Vol. 101, No. 7 (July 2007) pp. 429–433
The purpose of this study was to survey universities that have teacher-preparation programs for teaching students with visual impairments and deaf-blindness to determine how assistive technology training is integrated into the programs' curricula....
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 3505–3510
The growing inclusion of special needs students in the regular classroom has created a need for at least a minimal awareness of instructional methods and asistive devices to help these students become productive members in the classroom. This...
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness Vol. 96, No. 4 (2002) pp. 233–44
In 1998, the Visually Impaired Personnel Preparation Program was established in Texas to train 100 teachers of students with visual impairments and 50 orientation and mobility specialists. By May 2000, 194 students had enrolled. Course work was...
Preparing Teachers for the Inclusive Classroom: A Preliminary Study of Attitudes and Knowledge of Assistive Technology
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 9, No. 3 (2001) pp. 419–431
The purpose of this study was to examine current attitudes and knowledge of preservice teachers towards assistive technology and to develop, implement, and evaluate a mini-workshop on assistive technology to better prepare regular classroom teachers ...
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness Vol. 103, No. 9 (September 2009) pp. 562–568
The study presented here investigated how assistive technology training is being integrated into teacher preparation programs for teachers of students with visual impairments worldwide. The survey investigated how knowledge of assistive technology...
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness Vol. 103, No. 8 (August 2009) pp. 457–469
Using the expert opinion of more than 30 professionals, this Delphi study set out to develop a set of assistive technology competencies for teachers of students with visual impairments. The result of the study was the development of a highly...
The Relationship between Computer and Internet Use and Performance on Standardized Tests by Secondary School Students with Visual Impairments
Li Zhou; Nora Griffin-Shirley; Pat Kelley; Devender R. Banda; William Y. Lan; Amy T. Parker; Derrick W. Smith
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness Vol. 106, No. 10 (2012) pp. 609–621
Introduction: The study presented here explored the relationship between computer and Internet use and the performance on standardized tests by secondary school students with visual impairments. Methods: With data retrieved from the first three...