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ERIC Number: EJ1001432
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 28
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0162-6434
Interactive Whiteboard Technology for Students with Disabilities: A Year Long Exploratory Study
Allsopp, David H.; Colucci, Karen; Doone, Elizabeth; Perez, Luis; Bryant, Ezzard, Jr.; Holhfeld, Tina N.
Journal of Special Education Technology, v27 n4 p1-15 2012
This exploratory study was conducted with a group of teachers at four partnership school sites (elementary, middle, and high school) who taught students with a range of disabilities. The study was designed to gain insight into how these teachers used interactive whiteboard technology (IWBT) in their classrooms, to ascertain their perceptions regarding the use of this technology for students with disabilities (SWD), and to learn about their perceptions regarding professional development needs related to the effective use of IWBT for SWD. Two points of focus were the extent to which these teachers' use of IWBT complemented research-supported instructional practices for SWD and the impact of contextual factors on their practice. Implications and suggestions for future research are discussed. (Contains 4 tables and 4 figures.)
Technology and Media Division of the Council for Exceptional Children. 2900 Crystal Drive Suite 1000, Arlington, VA 22202. e-mail: contactus@tamcec.org; Web site: http://www.tamcec.org/jset
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United States