ERIC Number: ED476319
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Adult Literacy, Learning Disabilities, and Technology: An Annotated Bibliography.
This document presents a total of 48 references and annotations of works published after 1995 that are in some way related to the topic of adult literacy, learning disabilities, and technology. The first part of the document presents annotations of 30 online articles, journal articles, books, and book articles devoted to the following topics: advocacy; assistive technologies; educational strategies; national strategies; research; resources; and technology planning. Selected topics covered in the publications listed are as follows: existing and future assistive technologies; insights on dyslexia for literacy educators; identifying and teaching adults with learning disabilities; using information and learning technology to meet individual learners' needs; national strategies for improving adult literacy and numeracy skills; assistive technology for postsecondary students with learning disabilities; transforming local programs into national systems; mainstreaming marginalized learners; designing multimedia learning systems for adult learners; using technology to empower teaching and learning in adult literacy, language, and lifelong education; and guidelines for choosing and using technology for adult learning. The second section presents annotations of 18 World Wide Web sites of organizations in Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States that are concerned with using technology to meet the literacy needs of adults with learning disabilities. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Assistive Technology, Computer Uses in Education, Delivery Systems, Dyslexia, Educational Technology, Foreign Countries, Instructional Design, Learning Disabilities, Lifelong Learning, Literacy Education, Media Selection, Multimedia Instruction, Special Needs Students, Technology Uses in Education
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Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Human Resources Development Canada, Hull (Quebec). National Literacy Secretariat.
Authoring Institution: Centre for Literacy, Montreal (Quebec).
Identifiers - Location: Canada; United Kingdom; United States