ERIC Number: ED406801
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Technology for Students with Learning Disabilities: Educational Applications.
Higgins, Kyle, Ed.; Boone, Randall, Ed.
This collection of 12 papers addresses the application of various technologies to the education of students with learning disabilities. Also included is a CD-ROM version of the original text, which provides enhancements through digital editing such as hypertext and hypermedia links. The papers included are: (1) "Special Education Technology: Perception and Action" (Kyle Higgins and Randall Boone); (2) "Using Technology To Enhance the Writing Processes of Students with Learning Disabilities" (Charles A. MacArthur); (3) "The Effects of Text-Based and Graphics-Based Software Tools on Planning and Organizing of Stories" (Christine M. Bahr and others); (4) "Speech-Recognizing Computers: A Written-Communication Tool for Students with Learning Disabilities?" (Keith Wetzel); (5) "The Effects of Computer-Assisted versus Teacher-Directed Instruction on the Multiplication Performance of Elementary Students with Learning Disabilities" (Rich Wilson and others); (6) "Using Hypermedia To Improve the Mathematics Problem-Solving Skills of Students with Learning Disabilities" (Beatrice C. Babbitt and Susan Peterson Miller); (7) "Hypertext Support for Remedial Students and Students with Learning Disabilities" (Kyle Higgins and others); (8) "Authenticity in Learning: Multimedia Design Projects in Social Studies for Students with Disabilities" (Ralph P. Ferretti and Cynthia M. Okolo); (9) "Computer Based Study Strategies for Students with Learning Disabilities: Individual Differences Associated with Adoption Level" (Lynne Anderson-Inman and others); (10) "Assistive Technology for Postsecondary Students with Learning Disabilities" (Sheryl L. Day and Barbara J. Edwards); (11) "Multimedia: Enhancing Instruction for Students with Learning Disabilities" (Cheryl A. Wissick); and (12) "A Federal Perspective on Special Education Technology" (Jane Hauser and David B. Malouf). (Contains approximately 450 references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Media, Elementary Secondary Education, Government Role, Higher Education, Hypermedia, Individual Differences, Learning Disabilities, Mathematics Instruction, Multimedia Instruction, Problem Solving, Social Studies, Special Education, Technological Advancement, Writing Instruction
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