ERIC Number: ED350753
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Back-to-School Special Education Technology Resource Guide.
Edyburn, Dave L., Ed.
TAM Newsletter, spec iss 1990
This newsletter special issue provides a compendium of information, strategies, and resources concerning the use of technology by individuals with special needs. A section on strategies for the effective use of technology contains the following papers: "A Philosophy for the Use of Technology in Special Education" (A. Edward Blackhurst and Margaret B. Shuping); "Transforming the Computer into a High-Tech Folk Instrument" (Nancy A. Norman); and "Research Highlights on Technology Integration." This section also contains short articles on selecting special education software, access issues, the National Unicorn User's Group, funding, and technology applications in higher education, and presents a sample training material for adaptive device trouble shooting. A section on resources contains a paper by Dave L. Edyburn titled "Locating Information about Software" and contains notes about products of the Center for Special Education Technology, the Alliance for Technology Access, the ERIC/OSEP Research directory available from the Council for Exceptional Children, and IBM's National Support Center for Persons with Disabilities. A section on events lists technology conferences scheduled for November 1990 to July 1991, and a final section describes the goals and activities of the Technology and Media Division (TAM) of the Council for Exceptional Children. (JDD)
Descriptors: Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Conferences, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Information Sources, Integrated Activities, Organizations (Groups), Resources, Special Education, Special Needs Students
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council for Exceptional Children, Reston, VA. Technology and Media Div.