ERIC Number: ED207268
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Evaluation and Research Program for the Portable Braille Recorder (PBR). Volume II. Appendices to Final Report.
Ashcroft, S. C.
The document makes up the appendixes to the final report of a program to evaluate user satisfaction, practicality, reliability, and maintainability of the Digicassette (or Portable Braille Recorder--PBR), an electronic braille reading and writing machine and an audiotape recorder which is compact and easy to carry around. Materials include the following: sample survey interview forms; participant case studies; a checklist for evaluating braille equipment; PBR research program rating scale; verbatim transcripts of student comments; log of equipment malfunctions; sample reading materials for children and adults; sample writing materials for children and adults; reading behavior observation and factors present in oral reading forms; J. Snowden's computer procedures; a paper titled"Discussion--Experiences with ELINFA's Digicassette Research, Educational, and Employment Settings" by S. Ashcroft and M. Bourgeois; Association for the Education of the Visually Handicapped presentation paper; special education technology presentation paper; Council for Exceptional Children presentation paper; and criterion referenced proficiency test. (SB)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Media Services and Captioned Films Branch.
Authoring Institution: George Peabody Coll. for Teachers, Nashville, TN. Dept. of Special Education.