ERIC Number: ED458776
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Integrating Technology in Program Development for Children and Youth with Emotional or Behavioral Disorders. Fourth CCBD Mini-Library Series: Addressing the Diverse Needs of Children and Youth with Emotional/Behavioral Disorders--Programs That Work.
Wilder, Lynn K., Ed.; Black, Sharon, Ed.
This monograph presents research-based solutions to the integration of technology in programs serving students with emotional and/or behavior disorders. Chapters include: (1) "Introduction: Technology, the Great Equalizer" (Lynn K. Wilder) which considers challenges and solutions to the technology challenge; (2) "Project PEGS! Interactive CDs for Practice in Effective Guidance Strategies" (Mary M. Wood and others) which reports on the CD-ROM development process, formative evaluation activities, the field impact study, and the project's results indicating increased teacher effectiveness in behavior management; (3) "Using Interactive Media To Teach Behavior Intervention Planning" (Carl J. Liaupsin and others) which describes the development of five interactive computer-based training modules to help schools provide multiple levels of positive behavioral support to students; (4) "Delivering Proven and Practical Interventions through Technology" (Ray Beck) which describes RIDE (Responding to Individual Differences in Education), a model and collection of tactics designed to assist teachers in accommodating the individual needs of most students and available on CD-ROM and the Internet; (5) "Increasing Reading and Language Skills with PowerPoint (Francie Murry) which describes the use of PowerPoint presentation templates to improve student reading and writing skills; and (6) "Developing Untapped Talents and Fostering Success with Hypermedia" (Matthew J. Mayer and Peter E. Leone) which reviews the research on use of hypermedia in education. (Contains 65 references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Practices, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Disturbances, Individualized Instruction, Intervention, Research and Development, Validated Programs
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders.
Note: Lyndal M. Bullock and Robert A. Gable, Series Editors.