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Meeting the Need for Special Education Teachers for Culturally Linguistically Diverse Students with Disabilities
Journal of College Teaching & Learning Vol. 7, No. 10 (October 2010) pp. 7–10
Significant personnel shortages in special education have been noted in the 23rd Annual Report to Congress on the Implementation of IDEA Act (USDE, 2002). With predictions of even more serious teacher shortages, there is an especially critical need...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 982–987
The rise of blended learning environments has created a shift in the mentoring relationship between faculty and doctoral students. The existing paradigm of doctoral students’ induction into the world of academic research through learning and...
Utilizing Technology to Disseminate Native American Culturally Diverse Special Education Lessons and Training
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 3355–3358
Demonstration of Bilingual Multicultural Special Education Website developed as a component of five Federal Education Grants to disseminate information and products from each Grant. Website demonstration of Searchable Database of Native American...
Technology Bridges Between Rural Students and Culturally Responsive Special Education Personnel Preparation Programs
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 1030–1033
Description of technology bridges utilized to connect rural undergraduate and graduate students to culturally responsive special education personnel preparation programs. These technology connections facilitate the preparation of teachers and...
Bilingual Special Education Website: Resources for Teaching Culturally Diverse Students with Disabilities
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 4662–4663
This brief paper will demonstrate and explain the components and value of the Bilingual Special Education Website which has been developed to showcase resources for teachers of culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) students with disabilities. ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 4213–4216
This session will present various technology components which are utilized to prepare teachers to serve English Language Learners with disabilities in four Rural Multicultural Field Based Special Education Teacher Training Programs.
Computers and Composition Vol. 18, No. 4 (2001) pp. 359–370
This article addresses faculty members’ fears about how they and students in their classes will change as distance-education courses are introduced into university curricula. I ask readers to consider three especially important areas of change:...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 3920–3933
This session will describe how undergraduate and graduate students in the Rural Inclusive Special Educators (RISE) program and the Bilingual ESL Special-education Training (BEST) program learn to empower English Language Learners (ELL) by using...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2011 (Oct 18, 2011) pp. 369–372
In response to the need for special education teachers in rural areas with high numbers of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Exceptional (CLDE) students, four innovative programs (PRISE, LEAD, BRIDGE, and CREST) and a Bilingual Multicultural...
Technology Assisted Culturally Responsive Special Education Doctoral Program: Preparing Faculty for the 21st Century
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 924–928
The LEAD doctoral program funded by the US Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs, provides a unique combination of online distance education courses during the academic year and on-site courses during the summer to overcome...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 5470–5474
This session will describe a Web-based doctoral program. The Faculty for Inclusive Rural/Multicultural Special-educator Training (FIRST) web-based program has three main components. 1. Increase capacity for doctoral students to conduct research and ...
Is the Medium Really the Message? A Comparison of Face-to-Face, Telephone, and Internet Focus Group Venues
Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research Vol. 7, No. 3 (2013) pp. 108–127
With increased use of technology in qualitative research, it is important to understand unintended, unanticipated, and unobvious consequences to the data. Using a side-by-side comparison of face-to-face, telephone, and Internet with video focus...
Patricia E. Simmons; Herb Brunkhorst; Vincent Lunetta; John Penick; Jodi Peterson; Barbara Pietrucha; John Staver
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 14, No. 2 (June 2005) pp. 239–252
The Science Summit reinforced a question upon which many of us in science education are focused: How can we, the science education community of researchers, practitioners, and consumers, lead policy? We include a brief review of the No Child Left...