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ERIC Number: EJ1078965
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 28
ISSN: ISSN-1927-5250
Information and Communication Technology Profiles of College Students with Learning Disabilities and Adequate and Very Poor Readers
Fichten, Catherine S.; Nguyen, Mai N.; King, Laura; Barile, Maria; Havel, Alice; Mimouni, Zohra; Chauvin, Alexandre; Budd, Jillian; Raymond, Odette; Juhel, Jean-Charles; Asuncion, Jennison
Journal of Education and Learning, v2 n1 p176-188 2013
We interviewed 58 experts (30 in French, 28 in English) about potentially useful information and communication technologies (ICTs) for Québec college students with a learning disability (LD) and evaluated whether college students with an LD (n = 74), in fact, used these. We also compared ICT use, learning opportunities, and attitudes among three groups of students from Montreal area French and English language colleges: (1) students with an LD, and (2) students who, based on a reading comprehension test, were categorized as adequate readers (approximately top 50%) or (3) very poor readers (approximately bottom 20%). Results indicate important discrepancies between the views of the experts and the realities of students with LDs. Moreover, students with an LD use significantly fewer different types of ICTs than those without an LD.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Canada (Montreal)