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University of Nevada Las Vegas
Computer-Based Multimedia and Videodiscs: Uses in Supporting Content-Area Instruction for Students with LD
Intervention in School and Clinic Vol. 32, No. 5 (1997) pp. 302–11
Describes the ways available multimedia and videodisc technologies can be integrated into the classroom to support instruction for students with learning disabilities. Three basic modes for instructional use of videodisc players are discussed: the...
Journal of Computing in Childhood Education Vol. 7, No. 1 (1996) pp. 39–69
A three-year study investigated two areas of inquiry in the field of special education: (1) maintaining students with disabilities within general education kindergarten environment; and (2) impact of hypermedia software technology on the learning of ...
Journal of Learning Disabilities Vol. 29, No. 4 (1996) pp. 340–43
This introduction to a series of articles on the use of technology with students who have learning disabilities stresses the importance of both the technology itself and its application; the need to match tools, problems, and implementation; and...
Remedial and Special Education Vol. 24, No. 3 (2003) pp. 132–40
This article explores current state-of-the-art technologies available for reading, writing, and publishing, including electronic books (ebooks), electronic libraries, and electronic journals. Instructional design, best practices for improving...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 675–678
This Brief Paper Presentation will present three separate areas of interest from a research project into the development and validation of a universally-designed software evaluation instrument for evaluating the appropriateness of educational...
Online Learning Environments: Instructional Design Considerations for Students with Learning Disabilities
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 3599–3600
This brief paper will discuss and link the learning characteristics of students with learning disabilities to educational design considerations for use in the creation of online learning environments. A checklist will be provided for educators to...
Hypertext Computer Study Guides and the Social Studies Achievement of Students with Learning Disabilities, Remedial Students, and Regular Education Students
Journal of Learning Disabilities Vol. 23, No. 9 (1990) pp. 529–40
Two studies were conducted to design and field-test hypertext computer study guides with 40 ninth grade students (10 with learning disabilities, 15 remedial, and 15 regular education). Findings indicated the computer study guide treatment was as...
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 11, No. 1 (1991) pp. 1–15
Results of the first year of a 3-year study involving development and testing of hypermedia computer-assisted instruction (CAI) with 8 K-3 classes are reported. The hypermedia reading lessons offered additional information about words and concepts...
Intervention in School and Clinic Vol. 26, No. 1 (1990) pp. 26–31
This article describes the development of hypertext and hypermedia as educational software programs with potential for use in reading instruction. The ability of hypertext to challenge reading students with enhanced surface structures, enhanced...
TEACHING Exceptional Children Vol. 30, No. 5 (1998) pp. 4–5
Describes digital publishing and its implications for "TEACHING Exceptional Children." The benefits of digital publishing for readers are discussed, including access to more information and the ability to view, via digital video, instructional...
New Directions in Research: The Role of Instructional Design in Assistive Technology Research and Development
Reading Research Quarterly Vol. 42, No. 1 (2007) pp. 135–140
The term "assistive technology" (AT) elicits widely varying responses from educators, service providers, and consumers of AT even within the relatively small disability, special education, and related services community. For the most part, AT...
Social Education Vol. 56, No. 3 (1992) pp. 154–59
Presents study results adapting a social studies textbook to hypermedia format. Discusses study guides intended to increase the amount of instructional time for students, create a system offering curriculum enhancement and access, and decrease...
Creating Individualized Computer-Assisted Instruction for Students with Autism Using Multimedia Authoring Software
Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities Vol. 11, No. 2 (1996) pp. 69–78
This article provides a rationale for educators to use multimedia computer technologies to create individualized computer-based instructional materials for students with autism. Software design guidelines based on empirical research are presented,...
Effects of Multimedia Software on Achievement of Middle School Students in an American History Class
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 41, No. 2 (2008) pp. 203–221
This study investigated social studies achievement as a result of utilizing a multimedia-based American history software program (Ignite Early American History, 2003) to augment textbook and lecture materials for seventh-grade middle school history ...
Intervention in School and Clinic Vol. 36, No. 2 (2000) pp. 109–15
This article presents a flowchart and component checklist to assist educators in using a systematic multidimensional approach for evaluating educational software for use with specific students with disabilities. Examples of questions to use in one...
THE REALIZATION OF ACCESSIBLITY: Guidelines for the Creation and Refinement of Universal Online Learning Applications
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 3206–3213
The objective of this paper is to outline specific techniques to eliminate issues that pervade creating accessible learning applications. Guidelines and techniques for assuring accessibility in learning applications for Acrobat, PowerPoint, Flash...
Intervention in School and Clinic Vol. 43, No. 1 (September 2007) pp. 20–28
WebQuests are gaining popularity as teachers explore using the Internet for guided learning activities. A WebQuest involves students working on a task that is broken down into clearly defined steps. Students often work in groups to actively conduct...
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 36, No. 3 (2004) pp. 213–229
A Delphi method was used to determine the extent to which current educational software was meeting the needs of teachers; as well as what changes needed to occur in educational software to make it more effective. Five overarching themes emerged: (a) ...
Distance Education: An Exploration of Alternative Methods and Types of Instructional Media in Teacher Education
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 20, No. 3 (2005) pp. 25–33
Universities currently are exploring an array of instructional media to facilitate the delivery of instruction. Consensus from the studies indicates that there is no significant difference in the achievement of students who participate in...
Increasing Access to Teacher Preparation: The Effectiveness of Traditional Instructional Methods in an Online Learning Environment
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 15, No. 2 (2000) pp. 37–46
This study compared the effectiveness of online instruction and traditional classroom instruction with 58 preservice education students in a course on educational technology integration using three traditional instructional methods: lecture, guided...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (1999) pp. 1328–1333
This paper reports on the findings of a college of education technology survey that investigated faculty knowledge, levels of use, types of use, and perceptions of the importance of technology in teacher education. Data suggest faculty knowledge of...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 4904–4907
This brief presentation will discuss the findings from a FIPSE project that is developing on-line learning opportunities for special educators enrolled in alternative route to licensure programs. The teachers access research-based instructional...
Delivering Instruction via Interactive Television and Videotape: Student Achievement and Satisfaction
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 13, No. 4 (1998) pp. 59–77
This study compared instructional delivery of an undergraduate special-education course via a traditional classroom, interactive television (ITV), or videotaped lectures. Students in all groups achieved equally well, and attended class regularly,...
Social Skills Instruction for Adolescents with Emotional Disabilities: A Technology-Based Intervention
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 23, No. 1 (2008)
This study explored the use of multimedia, student-generated social skills lessons coupled with teacher facilitation to improve the social skills of middle-school students with emotional disabilities. The effects of teacher-led social skills...
Emergent Literacy Skills of Preschool Students with Autism: A Comparison of Teacher-Led and Computer-Assisted Instruction
Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities Vol. 46, No. 3 (September 2011) pp. 326–338
Children with autism are at-risk for poor literacy outcomes and have the right to learn literacy skills. Despite this, students with autism often may be perceived as not ready for literacy instruction. This study focused on teaching alphabet skills...