ERIC Number: EJ1058949
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 17
Critical Considerations for Teaching Students with Disabilities in Online Environments
Greer, Diana; Rowland, Amber L.; Smith, Sean J.
TEACHING Exceptional Children, v46 n5 p79-91 May-Jun 2014
The purpose of this article is to provide teachers and their supporting team (e.g., parents) with an understanding of the implications of blended and virtual learning for students with disabilities. To support these students, it is important to have an understanding of the manner in which a significant majority of blended and virtual learning is delivered for today's K-12 student. Many blended and online programs include resources and tools teachers can use to adapt and extend student learning. This article offers tips, strategies, and resources to the novice as well as a veteran teacher moving to instruct in the blended or virtual learning environment.
Descriptors: Online Courses, Web Based Instruction, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Disabilities, Teaching Methods, Blended Learning, Elementary Secondary Education, Curriculum Development, Competency Based Education, Computer Mediated Communication, Visual Stimuli, Auditory Stimuli, Assistive Technology
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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