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Themes in Science and Technology Education Vol. 8, No. 1 (Nov 25, 2015) pp. 5–16
In this article, the author describes technology used with children or students who are deaf or hard-of-hearing. Specifically, three technological developments are highlighted: cochlear implants, universal newborn infant hearing screening, and...
Communication Disorders Quarterly Vol. 36, No. 1 (November 2014) pp. 35–43
This article reflects on the author's experience supervising a public school program for students who are deaf or hard-of-hearing, specifically addressing national, regional, and local trends affecting it. These trends included teacher efficacy,...
Communication Disorders Quarterly Vol. 29, No. 4 (2008) pp. 211–218
Self-contained classrooms and resource rooms have been an important component of the continuum of placements available to students who are deaf or hard of hearing. However, these specialized classrooms have been closing in recent years. A variety of ...
Journal of Agricultural Education Vol. 40, No. 3 (1999) pp. 30–39
A survey of 42 agronomy faculty showed their perceptions of Web-based distance education were higher when they were familiar with the master of science in agronomy program or had viewed a lesson. Their concerns included the value and rigor of Web...
TEACHING Exceptional Children Plus Vol. 5, No. 3 (January 2009)
Students are coming to schools with increasingly diverse academic, social, and emotional needs. Meeting each child's social and behavioral needs can be challenging and overwhelming, especially in the era of high-stakes testing. No Child Left Behind...
Educational Technology Vol. 16, No. 10 (1976) pp. 26–30
The intent of this article is to: (1) characterize appropriate content for drill activity, and (2) describe various cognitive levels of drill exercises that may be used in a learning situation. The overall purpose is to establish a rationale and...
An Evaluation Model for Practice Fields in Teacher Education: Contexts, Process, Outcomes, and Transfer
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 1750–1757
Practice fields provide authentic learning experiences where users come to "know about problems and practices" faced in real professional practice and develop knowledge and skills to transfer to professional roles. Evaluating learning outcomes and...
Beyond the Innovation: System Supports for the Implementation of Performance Support Software for Children
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 1758–1765
Electronic performance support system (EPSS) tools are an innovative approach for helping children and youth become more successful in school. The use of EPSS tools for students with special needs provides a non-intrusive method for teaching school...
Educational Technology Vol. 18, No. 10 (October 1978) pp. 36–38
Various instructional techniques that could be used by teachers to bring students into meaningful contact with course content are presented, as well as a list of questions and situations to be considered in deciding which technique to use to make...
Computers and Composition Vol. 22, No. 3 pp. 259–278
Because the fields of digital writing and second language (L2) writing both have rich methodological traditions, researchers designing a study that examines issues at the intersection of these two fields have multiple methodological traditions to...
Computers & Education Vol. 78, No. 1 (September 2014) pp. 115–123
Classroom discourse is the primary medium through which teaching and learning occur. Managed skillfully, it can provide an opportunity for students to develop their understanding and to profit from the ideas of their peers and the teacher. Yet it is ...
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Video Instruction on Social and Communication Skills Training for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Review of the Literature
Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities Vol. 25, No. 1 (2010) pp. 23–36
Video instruction as an intervention for teaching skills to children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) is gaining increased momentum in applied settings.Video instruction, comprised of video modeling, video self-modeling, and point-of-view video, ...
Using Electronic Performance Support Systems to Improve Academic Performance of Secondary Students with Disabilities
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 28, No. 3 (2013)
A key challenge in secondary education and transition is ensuring that students with disabilities are prepared to access and participate in postsecondary education. Electronic performance support systems offer potential for addressing needs of...
Where Low and High Inference Data Converge: Validation of CLASS Assessment of Mathematics Instruction Using Mobile Eye Tracking with Expert and Novice Teachers
International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education Vol. 13, No. 2 (April 2015) pp. 389–403
Classroom observation research and research on teacher expertise are similar in their reliance on observational data with high-inference procedure to assess the quality of instruction. Expertise research usually uses low-inference measures like eye...
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 26, No. 2 (2011) pp. 23–38
This article reports findings from a follow-up study of teacher education students who utilized multimedia cases in coursework in preparation for teaching students with emotional/behavioral disorders. The purpose of the study was to examine the...
Enhancing Case-Based Learning in Teacher Education Through Online Discussions: Structure and Facilitation
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 19, No. 2 (April 2008) pp. 331–349
This multi-case study compares the experiences of students and instructors participating in three different online discussion formats used to support the collaborative and social aspects of case-based instruction. Data were collected and analyzed...
The Effects of Instructional Implementation on Learning with Interactive Multimedia Case-Based Instruction
Katherine Mitchem; Kevin Koury; Gail Fitzgerald; Candice Hollingsead; Kevin Miller; Hui-Hsien Tsai; Shenghua Zha
Teacher Education and Special Education Vol. 32, No. 4 (2009) pp. 297–318
Interactive, multimedia cases with technology supports present new ways of teaching and learning in teacher education. In this mixed-methods, naturalistic study, the authors investigate how and what participants learn from multimedia cases and, in...
Kevin Koury; Candice Hollingsead; Gail Fitzgerald; Kevin Miller; Katherine Mitchem; Hui-Hsien Tsai; Shenghua Zha
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 20, No. 4 (October 2009) pp. 445–467
The focus of this article is a mixed methods naturalistic research project investigating the relationship between learners’ time working within multimedia cases and learners’ outcomes. Research was conducted across multiple delivery contexts in four ...
Gail Fitzgerald; Kevin Koury; Katherine Mitchem; Candice Hollingsead; Kevin Miller; Meeaeng Ko Park; Hui-Hsien Tsai
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 17, No. 1 (January 2009) pp. 31–63
This paper reports findings from a two-year multi-site, multi-method naturalistic research project on the use of multimedia case instruction to prepare teachers for teaching students with emotional/behavioral disorders. Participants were 251 teacher ...
Kid Tools: Self-Management, Problem- Solving, Organizational, and Planning Software for Children and Teachers
Intervention in School and Clinic Vol. 43, No. 1 (September 2007) pp. 12–19
This article provides an overview of KidTools, an electronic performance software system designed for elementary and middle school children to use independently on classroom or home computers. The software system contains 30 computerized research...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 3884–3892
This paper reports findings from a two-year research project in the United States focusing on case-based instruction in higher education. The instruction incorporates the use of interactive, multimedia cases and online discussions and chats to...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 582–589
This study compares the experiences of students and instructors participating in three different asynchronous online discussion formats used to support collaborative and social aspects of multi-media case-based instruction. Data were collected and...
Connected and culturally embedded beliefs: Chinese and US teachers talk about how their students best learn mathematics
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 24, No. 1 (January 2008) pp. 140–153
This study compares US and Chinese elementary mathematics teachers' beliefs about how students learn mathematics. Interviews with teachers in each country revealed that Chinese and US teachers have distinct ways of thinking about how mathematics...
A Learning Analytic Approach to Identify Attributes of Learners and Multimedia Instruction that Influence Learning
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2011 (Jun 27, 2011) pp. 2021–2028
This paper describes how statistical evaluation of data obtained from an online tracking system can identify key learner and media variables related to student learning from multimedia learning objects. This learning analytic approach allows the...
Supporting Professional Development in Special Education with Web-Based Professional Learning Communities: New Possibilities with Web 2.0
Peña L. Bedesem; Katherine J. Mitchem; Gail Fitzgerald; Kevin Miller; Candice Hollingsead; David F. Cihak Don D. McMahon; Mona Leigh Guha Elizabeth Foss; Greg Walsh; Jennifer Higgins and Michael Katz; Katherine J. Mitchem; Gail Fitzgerald; Kevin Miller; Candice Hollingsead; David F. Cihak Don D. McMahon; Mona Leigh Guha Elizabeth Foss; Greg Walsh; Jennifer Higgins and Michael Katz; Peña L. Bedesem; Katherine J. Mitchem; Gail Fitzgerald; Kevin Miller; Candice Hollingsead; David F. Cihak Don D. McMahon; Mona Leigh Guha Elizabeth Foss; Greg Walsh; Jennifer Higgins and Michael Katz; Peña L. Bedesem; Katherine J. Mitchem; Gail Fitzgerald; Kevin Miller; Candice Hollingsead; David F. Cihak Don D. McMahon; Mona Leigh Guha Elizabeth Foss; Greg Walsh; Jennifer Higgins and Michael Katz; Elizabeth L. Hardman
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 27, No. 4 (2012) pp. 17–31
This article describes the challenges in organizing professional learning communities (PLCs) in special education, identifies the teacher and student benefits of using a PLC approach to professional development, and discusses the promise and...