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Cannon, Lynn; Kenworthy, Lauren; Alexander, Katie C.; Werner, Monica Adler; Anthony, Laura – Brookes Publishing Company, 2011
For students with autism spectrum disorders, problems with flexibility and goal-directed behavior can be a major obstacle to success in school and in life. But flexibility and goal-setting can be taught just like any other skill--and this how-to manual equips professionals with simple, real-world ways to help students with ASD develop this…
Descriptors: Student Needs, Cognitive Style, Autism, Special Education Teachers
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Coleman, Mari Beth – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 2011
Students with physical disabilities often require assistive technology to access curriculum and instruction. This paper discusses some of the issues that impede successful implementation of assistive technology for students with physical disabilities and provides a checklist that teachers and related services personnel may use when considering…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Physical Disabilities, Educational Technology, Assistive Technology
Polanka, Sue, Ed. – ALA Editions, 2010
E-books have been around for more than 10 years but are still a relatively new phenomenon to many librarians and publishers. With the introduction of e-book readers, the e-book has become mainstream, with recent triple-digit annual increases in sales. But what place do they have in the library? In this volume, Sue Polanka brings together a variety…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Public Libraries, Academic Libraries, Library Services
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Atkins, Kemal – New Directions for Student Services, 2010
Higher education, like the private sector, is searching for innovative ways to respond to demographic shifts, globalization, greater accountability, and new technologies. New organizational models are needed to meet these challenges. In a rapidly changing world, the development of such models can occur through effective strategic analysis and…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Global Approach, Student Personnel Services, Change Strategies
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Roberts, Kelly D. – Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 2010
For many individuals with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), attending and completing postsecondary education is a viable option. However, success in postsecondary education for these individuals may require more planning and ongoing support than students without an ASD. This article provides educators and transition support personnel with a range…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Autism, Time Management, Goal Orientation
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Hawkins, Brian L. – EDUCAUSE Review, 2007
In the spring of 2005, the author, the retiring president of EDUCAUSE, was asked to be the keynote speaker at the EDUCAUSE Western Regional Conference. The conference theme was "Winds of Change: Charting the Course for Technology in Challenging Times." What that brought to his mind was the era of the great sailing ships of the eighteenth and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Information Technology, Educational Trends, Educational Technology
Smith, Ros – Learning and Skills Network (NJ1), 2007
In January 2006 the Learning and Skills Development Agency (LSDA) launched its draft publication, "A Professional Development Framework for e-Learning" (ePD) for consultation with the post-16 education and training sector. In March 2006 the Learning and Skills Council funded the Learning and Skills Network (LSN) to run a pilot to…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Foreign Countries, Guides, Training
Gabriels, Robin L., Ed.; Hill, Dina E., Ed. – Guilford Publications, 2007
Individuals with autism and their caregivers face unique challenges in later childhood and adolescence, yet this period is often neglected in the professional literature. This much-needed volume translates current research on the needs of this population into practical recommendations for clinicians and educators. Featuring vivid case examples and…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Caregivers, Assistive Technology, Sexuality
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Farmer, Lesley – Innovate: Journal of Online Education, 2005
Now that "everything is on the Net," what are the roles of K-12 libraries and librarians in a digital-age learning environment? School library media specialists (SLMSs) work with classroom instructors and learners throughout the educational process: from curriculum development to unit/module/lesson plan development and delivery, integrating…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Educational Technology, Media Specialists, Library Services
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Community & Junior College Libraries, 1991
Describes plans for the Integrated High Technology Library (IHTL) at the Maricopa County Community College District's new Estrella Mountain campus, covering collaborative planning, the IHTL's design, and guidelines for the new center and campus (e.g., establishing computing/information-access across the curriculum; developing lifelong learners;…
Descriptors: Access to Information, College Libraries, College Planning, Community Colleges
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Wacker, Katherine A.; And Others – Community & Junior College Libraries, 1985
Describes an instructional telecommunications system in use at Kirkwood Community College, which provides 60 hours of live educational programming weekly to over 20 locations through an interactive delivery system. Looks at ways Kirkwood is providing ready access to a variety of learning resources to off-campus learners. (DMM)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Delivery Systems, Distance Education, Educational Technology