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Clinton, Janeen S.; Laverty, Linda – 1990
The first section of this packet consists of worksheets, exercises, software descriptions and "best practices" guidelines for teachers of students with disabilities. The second section reports on findings of a 1989 task force on transition procedures for mainstreaming of the physically impaired, including procedures for referral,…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Computer Software Selection
Spence, Gary – 1986
The main purpose of this 8-month study was to determine whether significant differences in student learning and attitudes occur as a result of the use of word processors, but curriculum changes, inservice teacher requirements, obstacles to incorporating word processing into language arts programs, effective teaching strategies, and effective…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Attitude Change, Attitude Measures, Computer Assisted Instruction
Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Trace Center. – 1987
Severely physically disabled children may need special communication techniques or aids to help them in conversation/interaction and writing. An individual with speech problems may need an augmentative communication system, and selection of the right system, whether non-electronic or electronic, can be a complex process. To assist in the task of…
Descriptors: Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Communication Aids (for Disabled), Communication Disorders, Communication (Thought Transfer)
Knirk, Frederick G. – Educational Technology, 1992
Discusses features in the physical environment that need to be considered for integrated learning systems (ILSs). Highlights include ergonomics; lighting, including contrast and colors; space, furniture, and equipment, including keyboard, monitor, software, and printer; ambient noise and acoustics; temperature, humidity, and air quality control;…
Descriptors: Classroom Furniture, Climate Control, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Managed Instruction
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Marquez, Mark E.; Lehman, James D. – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 1992
Describes a study of students at Purdue University that examined the roles of gender, right- versus left-handedness, and mouse experience in preferences concerning the placement of icon buttons within hypermedia user-interface designs. Response rate is examined, order of presentation is discussed, and further research is suggested. (11 references)…
Descriptors: Analysis of Variance, Computer Assisted Instruction, Design Preferences, Handedness
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Deines-Jones, Courtney – Library Hi Tech, 1996
Libraries should seek to serve the disabled by accommodating special needs in physical and intellectual access to the Internet. Some possible enhancements include (1) screen magnifiers; (2) voice interfaces; (3) braille displays; (4) alternative keyboard options; (5) spacious and adjustable workstation areas; (6) provision of remote access; and…
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Access to Information, Accessibility (for Disabled), Braille
Norris, Cathleen A. – Computing Teacher, 1987
This second in a series of articles on artificial intelligence emphasizes human factors. The design of video display units and keyboards is discussed, the organizational structure of human memory is described, humans are examined as information processors using inductive and deductive reasoning, and educational implications are explored. (LRW)
Descriptors: Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Style, Computer Assisted Instruction, Deduction
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Wepner, Shelley B. – Reading Psychology, 1987
Addresses how word processing, with its prevision, writing, and revision tools, facilitates connections between reading and writing. Suggests that with or without electronic tools, students need to be critical readers of their own writing. (JK)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computers, Editing, Electronic Equipment
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. of Vocational Education. – 1990
This sequence of courses is designed to teach students how to use computers as a business and personal tool through the use of application software. Various jobs in computer-related fields are examined and employability skills, proper work habits, and leadership skills are taught. The major part of the guide consists of 18 units of instruction:…
Descriptors: Business Education, Careers, Computer Literacy, Computer Software
Noll, Cheryl L., Ed.; Graves, Pat R., Ed. – 2000
This publication comprises an index of business education articles and research studies compiled from a selected list of business education periodicals and those related to business education published during 1999. Priority is given to journals essential to research and teaching over the broad business education spectrum. Subject entries (pages…
Descriptors: Accounting, Adult Learning, Business Communication, Business Education
Marsh, Cecille – 2000
A two-phase study examined the skills required of competent end-users of computers in the workplace and assessed the computing awareness and technological environment of first-year students entering historically disadvantaged technikons in South Africa. First, a DACUM (Developing a Curriculum) panel of nine representatives of local business and…
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Access to Education, Competence, Computer Literacy
Missouri State Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education, Jefferson City. Div. of Vocational and Adult Education. – 2000
Each year, the Policies Commission for Business and Economic Education develops statements regarding business education. The following are among the commission's guidelines regarding planning the business education curriculum for the new century: (1) making business education an integral and equal partner within schools' educational communities…
Descriptors: Accounting, Articulation (Education), Business Administration, Business Communication
Borden, Peter A., Ed.; Vanderheiden, Gregg C., Ed. – 1988
This update to the three-volume first edition of the "Rehab/Education ResourceBook Series" describes special software and products pertaining to communication, control, and computer access, designed specifically for the needs of disabled and elderly people. The 22 chapters cover: speech aids; pointing and typing aids; training and communication…
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Accessibility (for Disabled), Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Braille
Lopez-Valadez, Jeanne, Ed.; Pankratz, David, Ed. – 1987
This guide is intended for vocational educators developing the vocational English as a second language (VESL) component of a course in data entry. The introductory section examines assumptions about second language learning and instruction and VESL classes, local adaptations of the curriculum, and sample VESL lessons. The chapter on language…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Data Processing Occupations, Equipment Utilization
Castro, Jesus; And Others – 1987
This curriculum guide for the Bilingual Microcomputer Business Skills Course reflects modern office practices and technology and encompasses 19 joint lessons. This volume, one of three, contains seven competency-based joint lessons, the focus of which is on mastering specific tasks needed to accomplish the job of the occupational cluster of…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Behavioral Objectives, Clerical Occupations, Competency Based Education
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