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Delgado, Pablo; Ávila, Vicenta; Fajardo, Inmaculada; Salmerón, Ladislao – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: Young people with intellectual disability (ID) are becoming frequent Internet users, but they present difficulties selecting reliable Internet sources. Methods: The present authors tested an instructional programme aimed at increasing skills to evaluate information from the Internet of 33 young adult students with intellectual…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Critical Reading, Guides, Internet
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Salmerón, Ladislao; Gómez, Marcos; Fajardo, Inmaculada – Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2016
Social networks enable people with intellectual disabilities (ID) to participate actively in society and to promote their self-determination. However, concerns have been raised regarding the potential limitations of people with ID to deal with untrustworthy information sources on the Internet. In an experiment, we assessed how adult students with…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Internet, Information Sources, Information Skills
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Fajardo, Inmaculada; Parra, Elena; Canas, Jose J. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2010
The efficacy of video-based sign language (SL) navigation aids to improve Web search for Deaf Signers was tested by two experiments. Experiment 1 compared 2 navigation aids based on text hyperlinks linked to embedded SL videos, which differed in the spatial contiguity between the text hyperlink and SL video (contiguous vs. distant). Deaf Signers'…
Descriptors: Sign Language, Deafness, Classification, Search Strategies