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Literacy Instruction, Technology, and Students with Learning Disabilities: Research We Have, Research We Need
Learning Disability Quarterly Vol. 33, No. 4 (2010) pp. 289–298
Technology, whether assistive (AT) or instructional (IT), has played an uneven role in the field of learning disabilities since its inception more than a half century ago. In addition, technology is in a constant state of flux; hence, researchers...
Learning Disabilities Research and Practice Vol. 24, No. 2 (May 2009) pp. 81–92
This article chronicles the evolution of a programmatic line of research on strategic writing instruction for adolescents with learning disabilities (LD) conducted by staff and affiliates of the University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning....
The Development and Validation of an Interactive Hypermedia Program for Teaching a Self-Advocacy Strategy to Students with Disabilities
Learning Disability Quarterly Vol. 25, No. 4 (2002) pp. 277–302
Secondary students with learning disabilities, behavior disorders, and health impairments (n=16) learned a self-advocacy strategy via an Interactive Hypermedia Program (IHP) or through live instruction. After instruction, each student ran his own...
Journal of Learning Disabilities Vol. 48, No. 1 (2015) pp. 22–38
The purpose of this experimental study is to investigate the effects of using content acquisition podcasts (CAPs), an example of instructional technology, to provide vocabulary instruction to adolescents with and without learning disabilities (LD)....
The Effects of an Interactive Multimedia Program on Teachers' Understanding and Implementation of an Inclusive Practice
Learning Disability Quarterly Vol. 22, No. 2 (1999) pp. 127–42
Fifty-eight preservice teachers and 10 inservice teachers were assigned to (1) Virtual Workshop, a computer-based, interactive multimedia program, or (2) Actual Workshop, a traditional, live, presenter-directed program on inclusion. No statistically ...
Journal of Teacher Education Vol. 61, No. 4 (2010) pp. 302–312
Effects of a computerized professional development (PD) program for a concept teaching routine were investigated in two studies. For each, teachers were randomly assigned to either a virtual workshop group that used a multimedia software program for ...
Jim Knight; Marti Elford; Michael Hock; Devona Dunekack; Barbara Bradley; Donald D. Deshler; David Knight
Journal of Staff Development Vol. 36, No. 1 (February 2015) pp. 10–12
In this article the authors describe a three-step instructional coaching cycle that can helps coaches become more effective. The article provides the steps and related components to: (1) Identify; (2) Learn; and (3) Improve. While the instructional...
Effects of a Computerized Program on Use of the Test-Taking Strategy by Secondary Students with Disabilities
Learning Disability Quarterly Vol. 32, No. 3 (2009) pp. 165–179
Students with disabilities must meet many testing demands, given the current emphasis on accountability and state competency testing. The purpose of this project was to develop and field test a computerized program to teach the Test-Taking Strategy (...
The Efficacy of an Interactive Hypermedia Program for Teaching a Test-Taking Strategy to Students with High-Incidence Disabilities
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 21, No. 2 (2006) pp. 17–30
Increased demand for accountability in the public schools has led to an increase in the number of testing situations for all students, including students with disabilities. The purpose of this project was to develop and validate an interactive...