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Themes in Science and Technology Education

Nov 25, 2015 Volume 8, Number 1

Editors

AthanassiosMikropoulos, Tassos A. Jimoyiannis

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 5

  1. A whole new world: Technology and its impact on students who are deaf or hard-of-hearing

    Kevin Miller, Concordia University Seward, Nebraska

    In this article, the author describes technology used with children or students who are deaf or hard-of-hearing. Specifically, three technological developments are highlighted: cochlear implants,... More

    pp. 5-16

  2. Technologies for the study of speech: Review and an application

    Elena Babatsouli, Institute of Monolingual and Bilingual Speech, Crete

    Technologies used for the study of speech are classified here into non-intrusive and intrusive. The paper informs on current non-intrusive technologies that are used for linguistic investigations... More

    pp. 17-32

  3. Teaching compound words to a spelling-disabled child via Smart Notebook Technology: Α case study approach

    Styliani Tsesmeli & Theologia Tsirozi

    The case-study aims to examine the effectiveness of training of morphological structure on the spelling of compounds by a spelling-disabled primary school student. The experimental design of the... More

    pp. 33-45

  4. Oral reading fluency and prosody: A preliminary analysis of the Greek language

    Menelaos Sarris & Ioannis Dimakos

    This article presents results from an initial investigation of Greek oral reading fluency and prosody. Although currently held perspectives consider reading the product of reading decoding and... More

    pp. 47-62

  5. Learners with Dyslexia: Exploring their experiences with different online reading affordances

    Chwen Chen, Melissa Keong, Chee Teh & Kee Chuah

    To date, empirically derived guidelines for designing accessible online learning environments for learners with dyslexia are still scarce. This study aims to explore the learning experience of... More

    pp. 63-79