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Audio Books

Scope Note: 
Audio versions of printed material (such as books, articles, or other publications) produced in analog or digital formats. Used in P-12 and higher and adult education settings with learners who have visual impairments or other physical or learning disabilities, and to support reading and literacy instruction in general education settings. Also used for recreational reading. (NOTE: From 2004-2008, the Descriptor "Assistive Technology" may have been used for this concept)
Category: Communications Media
Use this term instead of
Books on Tape
Digital Talking Books
Talking Books (2004)
Related Terms
Assistive Technology
Audiovisual Aids
Audiovisual Communications
Beginning Reading
Educational Technology
Instructional Materials
Learning Modalities
Nonprint Media
Reading Difficulties
Reading Instruction
Visual Impairments
Added to ERIC: 7/8/2008