ERIC Number: ED065973
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: 0
European Conference on Educational Research for the Visually Handicapped.
Lindqvist, B., Ed.; Trowald, N., Ed.
Proceedings of a 3-day working conference in Stockholm on educational research for the visually handicapped are presented, with five reports on research activities conducted by participating groups and five introductory papers. Research projects reviewed include information on research activities at the Research Centre for the Education of the Visually Handicapped at England's University of Birmingham, information on educational research on visual impairment in the German Democratic Republic, information on optimation by technical means of the conditions of learning for the blind and partially sighted in the German Federal Republic, information on the principal trends of scientific research in the field of investigation, information on teaching and education of visually handicapped children in the Soviet Union, and information on education research on learning problems for the visually handicapped in Sweden. Five introductory papers presented are titled conservation of substance in the blind and partially sighted, factors underlying the ability to learn braille in former readers of ink-print, methods for conveying graphical information to the visually handicapped, symbols for tactile maps, and methods of using talking books. (CB)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Swedish Association of the Blind, Stockholm.; National Swedish Board of Education, Stockholm.
Authoring Institution: Uppsala Univ. (Sweden). Inst. of Education.
Note: Report of International Conference on Educational Research for the Visually Handicapped, Stockholm, October, 1971