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Teaching Exceptional Children

1984 Volume 16, Number 4

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Number of articles: 7

  1. The Challenge of Technology: Educating the Exceptional Child for the World of Tomorrow

    Edward J. Cain

    Current applications of electronic technologies in special education and rehabilitation are noted, including information processing and interactive learning, instructional planning, communication, ... More

    pp. 239-41

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  2. A Tool for Evauating Educational Software

    Dolores Shanahan & Alice W. Ryan

    A software guide was developed to help special education classroom teachers evaluate educational technology. The manual's format includes a program matrix and color coded subject sections as well... More

    pp. 242-47

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  3. Planning and Managing Instruction: Computer-Based Decision Making

    Ted S. Hasselbring & Carol L. Hamlett

    A software program, AIMSTAR, was designed to enhance the process of making decision rules about when and how an instructional program should be changed. Examples are given of the program's use in... More

    pp. 248-52

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  4. Microcomputer Activities for Gifted Elementary Children: Alternatives to Programming

    Carol L. Hamlett

    Suggestions are offered of ways in which teachers of gifted elementary students can provide nonprograming computer activities even when limited computer resources and expertise are available. Among... More

    pp. 253-57

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  5. Computer-Assisted Learning for Mildly Handicapped Students

    Susan B. Turkel & David M. Podell

    Computer assisted learning, (CAL) which embodies an interactive approach to learning, is distinguished from computer assisted instruction, and the usefulness of CAL with mildly handicapped students... More

    pp. 258-62

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  6. Computer Literacy for the Special Student: A Personal Experience

    Nancy C. Davis

    A data processing chairperson at a junior high school describes her experiences in teaching special education students computer literacy skills. She notes growth in academic skills as well as in... More

    pp. 263-65

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  7. Educational Computing and the Gifted Child: A How-To Approach

    Pat Walkington & Eloise Babcock

    Guidelines are offered to help teachers plan computer assisted instructional programs for gifted students. The flexibility of the computer enhances potential for academic acceleration. Examples of ... More

    pp. 266-69

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