ERIC Number: ED263709
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Computers in Special Education: A Report from the European Conference concerning Teaching and Training the Handicapped through the New Information Technology (1st, Middelfart, Denmark, May 7-11, 1984).
Twelve papers are presented from a conference on special education and information technology. The conference featured 130 participants from 15 countries. The following titles and authors are represented: "Computer as a Communication Aid" (A. Fleischer); "Computers in Special Education" (F. Dalhoff); "Experiences Using Computer-Assisted Communication Aids" (F. Johnston); "Computer Based Communication Aids for Non-Vocal Handicapped Persons: Experiences and Perspectives in the French Rehabilitation Center of Kerpape" (A. Sylvestre); "What Can We Use Microcomputers for in Schools?" (C. Wang); "Use of Computers in Special Schools: Report on Experience in the Classroom" (P. Murphy); "The Computer as an Educational Tool" (B. Pedersen); "Computers in Special Education" (B. Larsen);"Using Micros in Special Education in England, Wales and Northern Ireland" (M. Hope); "Computers in Special Education: Eurydice" (N. Levysohn); "A Help to Meet the Information Explosion" (H. Kristiansen); and "Advantages and Drawbacks of the Information Technology in Relation to the Definition 'Handicap'" (J. Hansen). (CL)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Oriented Programs, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Information Science, Microcomputers, Special Education
Postgiro 8 00 71 52, DFSP., c/o S.P. Christensen, DK-6670 HOLSTED, Denmark (80 Danish Krone).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Commission des Communautes Europeennes (Luxembourg).
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: The conference was arranged and carried through in cooperation between the Danish and European Association of Special Education and the Danish Ministry of Education. Support was also provided by the Nordic Council.