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Soykan, Emrah; Ozdamli, Fezile – World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues, 2016
The advantages of using mobile devices and cloud computing services in education are accepted by many researchers. Also, in educating students who are in need of special education, the use of cloud computing services is inevitable. So, this case requires teacher candidates who are planning to teach in those special education centers to be able to…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Special Education Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Information Technology
Collins, Ginger G.; Goforth, Anisa N.; Ambrose, Laura M. – Rural Special Education Quarterly, 2016
Rural students are at risk for vocabulary underdevelopment and often have less access to educational resources. The purpose of this investigation was to examine the effectiveness of an Internet-based Speech/Language Pathologist (SLP)-teacher consultation to support rural teachers' vocabulary instruction to improve their students' lexical…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Special Education, Inferences, Rural Areas
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Ke, Fengfeng; Im, Tami; Xue, Xinrong; Xu, Xinhao; Kim, Namju; Lee, Sungwoong – Journal of Special Education, 2015
This phenomenological study explored and described the experiences and perceptions of adult facilitators who facilitated virtual-reality-based social interaction for children with autism. Extensive data were collected from iterative, in-depth interviews; online activities observation; and video analysis. Four salient themes emerged through the…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Simulation, Interaction, Social Behavior
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Kennedy, Michael J.; Deshler, Donald D.; Lloyd, John Wills – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2015
The purpose of this experimental study is to investigate the effects of using content acquisition podcasts (CAPs), an example of instructional technology, to provide vocabulary instruction to adolescents with and without learning disabilities (LD). A total of 279 urban high school students, including 30 with LD in an area related to reading, were…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Multimedia Instruction, Adolescents, Learning Disabilities
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Ekstam, Ulrika; Linnanmäki, Karin; Aunio, Pirjo – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2015
In 2011, there was a legislative reform regarding educational support in Finland, with a focus on early identification, differentiation and flexible arrangement of support using a multi-professional approach, the three-tier support model. The main aim of this study was to investigate what educational support practices are used with low-performing…
Descriptors: Academic Support Services, Mathematics Instruction, Low Achievement, Special Education Teachers
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Heiman, Tali; Olenik-Shemesh, Dorit – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2015
Cyberbullying refers to a negative activity aimed at deliberate and repeated harm through the use of a variety of electronic media. This study examined the Internet behavior patterns and gender differences among students with learning disabilities who attended general education and special education classes, their involvement in cyberbullying, and…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Internet, Gender Differences
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Sundeen, Todd; Garland, Krista Vince; Wienke, Wilfred – Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 2015
Today's graduate students are highly skilled in using technology, so university websites are often the most influential resource students access for gathering information about university programs. Graduate students in special education reviewed select university and special education doctoral program websites across the United States. An…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Special Education, Doctoral Programs, Web Sites
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Curle, Deirdre M. – Deafness & Education International, 2015
Both prior to and during the transition from early intervention (EI) to school, parents of children who are deaf or hard of hearing (d/hh) need crucial information about the transition process and school services. Given the ubiquitous nature of computers and Internet access, it is reasonable to assume that web-based dissemination of information…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Deafness, Partial Hearing, Early Intervention
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Darrow, Alice-Ann – General Music Today, 2014
The following article includes general information on the Common Core State Standards, how the standards apply to the music and academic education of students with disabilities, and web resources that will helpful to music educators teaching students with and without disabilities.
Descriptors: Disabilities, Music, Music Education, State Standards
Thompson, Catherine Creighton – ProQuest LLC, 2014
The purpose of this mixed methods study was to better understand the perspectives of parents with children who are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders regarding the Individualized Education Program (IEP) process, and interventions implemented to help their child meet IEP goals. The web-based survey included both closed and open-ended items.…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Children, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
Kerchner, Charles Taylor – Policy Analysis for California Education, PACE, 2013
Internet-related technology has the capacity to change the learning production system in three important ways. First, it creates the capacity to move from the existing batch processing system of teaching and learning to a much more individualized learning system capable of matching instructional style and pace to a student's needs. Second,…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Educational Policy, Individualized Instruction, Internet
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Albaugh, Brittany M. – Networks: An Online Journal for Teacher Research, 2013
The purpose of this research was to investigate how the use of blogging in the language arts classroom influences student communication about independent reading novels. I was motivated to do this study by witnessing the enthusiasm with which my students discussed technology as well as their eagerness to use those resources to create…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Diaries, Language Arts, Computer Mediated Communication
Perez, Katherine – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2012
Filled with down-to-earth ideas, suggestions, strategies, and techniques, "The Co-Teaching Book of Lists" provides educators with a hands-on resource for making the co-teaching experience a success. Written by educator and popular teacher trainer Kathy Perez, this book gives educators a classroom-tested and user-friendly reference for the…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Classroom Environment, Team Teaching, Guides
Russell, William B., III, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2012
The field of social studies is unique and complex. It is challenged by the differing perspectives related to the definition, goals, content, and purpose of social studies. Contemporary Social Studies: An Essential Reader discusses the contemporary issues surrounding social studies education today. Contemporary Social Studies: An Essential Reader…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Global Education, Citizenship, Popular Culture
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Hardman, Elizabeth L. – Journal of Special Education Technology, 2012
This article describes the challenges in organizing professional learning communities (PLCs) in special education, identifies the teacher and student benefits of using a PLC approach to professional development, and discusses the promise and pitfalls of organizing web-based PLCs to engage distributed stakeholders in the practice of special…
Descriptors: Stakeholders, Special Education, Teaching Methods, Professional Development
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