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The Ethics of Technological Intervention with Disabled Learners. Symposium: Technological Equity: Issues in Ethics and Theory
This discussion of how technology can and should be incorporated into the design of instructional systems for the use of disabled learners emphasizes the importance of the instructional designer being aware of the characteristics of the target...
The Effects of Computer Use on the Acquisition of Multiplication Facts by a Student with Learning Disabilities
Journal of Learning Disabilities Vol. 20, No. 6 (1987) pp. 336–41
The effectiveness of software use alone or in combination with teacher intervention on the acquisition of multiplication facts was evaluated in a study of a 16-year-old male student with a specific mathematics disability. The computer assisted...
Theory Into Practice Vol. 35, No. 1 (1996) pp. 58–65
This article explores some of the relevant features of the integration of technological tools into both regular and special education, seeking to determine those positive and negative features that would impact the usefulness of new technologies as...
The Effects of "Instant" Logo Computing Language on the Cognitive Development of Very Young Children
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 3, No. 2 (1987) pp. 249–60
Describes study that investigated whether the use of LOGO accelerates cognitive development of five- and seven-year-old kindergarten students as measured by Piagetian-based tests of conservation of length, number, and ability to identify geometric...
Computing Teacher Vol. 11, No. 6 (1984) pp. 29–30
Presents troubleshooting suggestions specifically intended for the Apple II microcomputer which have been developed from experiences working with children and pre- and inservice teachers. Guidelines for diagnosing problems focus on the mechanical...
Evaluation of a Computer-Based Program on the Reading Performance of First Grade Students with Potential for Reading Failure
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 15, No. 4 (2000) pp. 5–14
A study investigated the effects of a software-based early reading program on the early reading ability of 55 first-graders with disabilities or who had potential for reading failure. Results showed students showed dramatic improvements following...
Journal of Interactive Media in Education Vol. 2010, No. 1 (2010)
The degree to which Open Educational Resources (OER) reflect the values of its institutional provider depends on questions of economics and the level of support amongst its academics. For project managers establishing OER repositories, the latter...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) p. 8003
Quarterly Review of Distance Education Vol. 8, No. 3 (2007) pp. 251–260
This study explores the effects of immediate and delayed feedback for 2 noncohort groups of high school students enrolled in distance learning courses at Brigham Young University. One group received immediate feedback while the second group received ...