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University of Central Florida
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 961–967
In a technological society, demands for higher literacy are ever increasing, creating grievous consequences for those who fail to meet these demands (National Research Council, 1998). The purpose of this manuscript is to describe and discuss an...
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 27, No. 3 (2012) pp. 31–40
Online environments increasingly are becoming a part of our schools. While online education holds tremendous promise--offering viable and attractive options for advancing student skills, increasing access, and potentially lowering the cost of...
Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities Vol. 49, No. 4 (December 2014) pp. 594–600
Many professionals have successfully implemented discrete trial teaching in the past. However, there have not been extensive studies examining the accuracy of discrete trial teaching implementation. This study investigated the use of Bug in Ear...
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 27, No. 3 (2012)
Online environments increasingly are becoming a part of our schools. While online education holds tremendous promise—offering viable and attractive options for advancing student skills, increasing access, and potentially lowering the cost of...
Exceptional Children Vol. 78, No. 2 (2012) pp. 221–235
This study examined the effects of online reading instruction for at-risk fourth-grade students in Philadelphia. The authors used a multiple baseline design to assess the extent to which the students increased their oral reading rate given...
Efficacy of Individualized Clinical Coaching in a Virtual Reality Classroom for Increasing Teachers' Fidelity of Implementation of Discrete Trial Teaching
Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities Vol. 47, No. 4 (December 2012) pp. 502–515
Discrete-trials teaching (DTT) is an evidence-based practice used in educational programs for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Although there is strong demand for preparing teachers to effectively implement DTT, there is a scarcity of...
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 19, No. 1 (2016) pp. 76–88
The purpose of this research study was to explore the efficacy of role-playing and coaching in mixed-reality environments for the acquisition and generalization of social skills leading to successful job interview performance. Using a multiple...
I Can Search for Jobs on the Internet! A Web Site that Helps Youth in Transition Identify Preferred Employment
TEACHING Exceptional Children Vol. 38, No. 6 (2006) pp. 6–11
Despite the efforts of many transition teachers and developers of model programs, some students' vision of their careers seems to lack clarity, direction, or realism. Some young adults with disabilities have difficulty identifying preferred...
Impact of a Braille-Note on Writing: Evaluating the Process, Quality, and Attitudes of Three Students Who Are Visually Impaired
Caridad H. Unzueta and Patricia M. Barbetta; Eleazar Vasquez; Carrie Straub; Caridad H. Unzueta and Patricia M. Barbetta; Eleazar Vasquez; Carrie Straub; Caridad H. Unzueta and Patricia M. Barbetta; Eleazar Vasquez; Carrie Straub; Cheryl Kamei-Hannan; Holly Lawson
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 27, No. 3 (2012) pp. 1–14
Educators of students with visual impairments have long advocated that children who read and write in braille benefit from access to and use of a braille note-taker (BNT) with refreshable braille display. However, little research exists that...
Matthew T. Marino; Kathleen M. Becht; Eleazar Vasquez; Jennifer L. Gallup; James D. Basham; Benjamin Gallegos
TEACHING Exceptional Children Vol. 47, No. 1 (October 2014) pp. 27–34
Mobile devices, including iPads, tablets, and so on, are common in high schools across the country. Unfortunately, many secondary teachers see these devices as distractions rather than tools for scaffolding instruction. This article highlights...
UDL in the Middle School Science Classroom: Can Video Games and Alternative Text Heighten Engagement and Learning for Students With Learning Disabilities?
Learning Disability Quarterly Vol. 37, No. 2 (May 2014) pp. 87–99
This article examined the performance of 57 students with learning disabilities (LD) from four middle schools. Students were followed over the course of a school year in their inclusive science classrooms as they alternated between the use of...
Commentary: A Response to an Interview With Joseph South by the Teacher Education and Technology and Media Divisions of the Council for Exceptional Children
Marcia L. Rock; Sean Smith; Cathy Newman Thomas; Kelley Regan; Eleazar Vasquez III; Michael Kennedy; Lisa Dieker; Anya Evmenova; Cindy Okolo; Margaret Bausch
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 17, No. 3 (September 2017) pp. 301–311
Thriving in the digital age workplace requires, in part, professionals who think differently about how they prepare the next generation workforce. Teachers and teacher educators are no exception. When reflecting on how today’s teacher educators...