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ERIC Number: ED541485
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 455
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-1-4666-2530-9ISBN-978-1-4666-2530-3
Technologies for Inclusive Education: Beyond Traditional Integration Approaches. Advances in Educational Technologies and Instructional Design
Barres, David Griol; Carrion, Zoraida Callejas; Lopez-Cozar Delgado, Ramon
IGI Global
By providing students with the opportunities to receive a high quality education regardless of their social or cultural background, inclusive education is a new area that goes beyond traditional integration approaches. These approaches hope to provide the educative system with the ability to adapt to the diversity of its students. Technologies for Inclusive Education: Beyond Traditional Integration Approaches introduces the basic concepts, current research guidelines and future perspectives on the current state of these approaches. This book aims to make inclusive education a reality in the future by highlighting technological advances in applied e-learning, cognitive learning and education multimedia. Novel approaches to human-computer interaction are essential to make these contents available for every student regardless of their disabilities and learning styles. Contents include: (1) Towards the Use of Dialog Systems to Facilitate Inclusive Education (David Griol Barres, Zoraida Callejas Carrion, Jose M. Molina Lopez, and Araceli Sanchis de Miguel); (2) Experiences Using a Free Tool for Voice Therapy Based on Speech Technologies (William R. Rodriguez, Oscar Saz, and Eduardo Lleida); (3) Eye-Gaze and Facial Expressions as Feedback Signals in Educational Interactions (Kristiina Jokinen and Paivi Majaranta); (4) Embodied Conversational Agents in Interactive Applications for Children with Special Educational Needs (Beatriz Lopez Mencia, David D. Pardo, Alvaro Hernandez Trapote, and Luis A. Hernandez Gomez); (5) Virtual Environments Can Mediate Continuous Learning (Kiran Pala and Suryakanth V. Gangashetty); (6) Education for Inclusion Using Virtual Worlds: An Experience Using OpenSim (Juan Mateu, Maria Jose Lasala, and Xavier Alaman); (7) A Proposal to Model Interaction from the Analysis of Student--Pedagogic Conversational Agent Logs (Diana Perez-Marin and Ismael Pascual-Nieto); (8) On the Use of Speech Technologies to Achieve Inclusive Education for People with Intellectual Disabilities (Ana Perez Perez, Zoraida Callejas Carrion, Ramon Lopez-Cozar Delgado, and David Griol Barres); (9) An Emotional Student Model for Game-Based Learning (Karla Munoz, Paul Mc Kevitt, Tom Lunney, Julieta Noguez, and Luis Neri); (10) Analyzing the Level of Inclusion of Digital Educational Objects in Eskola 2.0 (Ma Luz Guenaga, Iratxe Mentxaka, Susana Romero, and Andoni Eguiluz); (11) School Activities Using Handmade Teaching Materials with Dot Codes (Shigeru Ikuta, Fumio Nemoto, Emi Endo, Satomi Kaiami, Takahide Ezoe); (12) "Evaluator": A Grading Tool for Spanish Learners (Paz Ferrero, Rachel Whittaker, and Javier Alda); (13) New Communication Technologies for Inclusive Education in and outside the Classroom (Ana Iglesias, Belen Ruiz-Mezcua, Juan Francisco Lopez, and Diego Carrero Figueroa); (14) Educational Applications of Clickers in University Teaching (Francisco J. Liebana-Cabanillas, Myriam Martinez-Fiestas, and Francisco Rejon-Guardia); and (15) The Simulator as a University Business School Support Tool: Implementation of Simbrand (Francisco J. Liebana-Cabanillas, Myriam Martinez-Fiestas, and Maria Isabel Viedma-del-Jesus).
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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Language: English
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