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Remedial and Special Education Vol. 24, No. 3 (2003) pp. 154–60
This article provides an overview of a technology cohort model that seeks to enhance teacher use of technology through a collaborative learning model. The Learning Generation project brings together preservice students, university faculty, and...
Learning Disability Quarterly Vol. 33, No. 4 (2010) pp. 257–272
Advancements in technology-based solutions for students with learning disabilities (LD) offer tremendous opportunities to enhance learning as well as meaningful access to the general education curriculum for this group of students. This article...
Journal of Special Education Leadership Vol. 29, No. 2 (2016) pp. 89–100
This article explores the manner in which teachers and district leaders can further determine whether or not the digital materials they are considering are accessible for all learners--particularly those with disabilities--and appropriate to the...
Journal of Special Education Leadership Vol. 23, No. 1 (March 2010) pp. 30–40
Teaching in 21st-century schools cannot easily be separated from technology-based solutions. Instead, technology is increasingly becoming an essential tool for any teacher's toolbox, especially the new teacher who is often considered a digital...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (1999) pp. 1701–1702
The infusion of technology into pre-service teacher education should be a major priority for teacher education programs across the country; especially in the area of special education where technology integration can be beneficial to student ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (1999) p. 1578
Intervention in School and Clinic Vol. 37, No. 5 (2002) pp. 304–11
This article describes an online resource, TrackStar, that helps organize and annotate Web sites (more specifically, the addresses or URLs to the Web sites) into lessons, presentations, or instructional resources. Each "track" provides a user with a ...
Assistive Technology Outcomes and Benefits Vol. 1, No. 1 (2004) pp. 42–56
To support the integration of technology in the K-12 special and general education classroom, especially for students with disabilities, teachers must be experienced in the application of technology to curriculum. Professional development programs...
TEACHING Exceptional Children Vol. 46, No. 5 (2014) pp. 117–126
Families choose to enroll their children in fully online schools for many reasons. Online schools offer the possibility of flexible schedules and the potential to learn at a pace and in a manner that is not available to students in their brick-and...
Open Learning Vol. 29, No. 3 (2014) pp. 222–242
The field of K-12 education is being transformed, with an influx of students, including those with identified disabilities, engaging in blended and fully online learning. While online learning shows promise for students with disabilities through...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (1999) pp. 595–596
Applications of Online Instruction: An Overview for Teachers, Students with Mild Disabilities, and Their Parents
Focus on Exceptional Children Vol. 35, No. 6 (2003) pp. 1–15
This article describes online instruction in the context of online technologies, instructional environment, and home environment of students with disabilities. Topics covered include advantages, cost effectiveness, Web accessibility, universal...
TEACHING Exceptional Children Vol. 46, No. 5 (2014) pp. 127–137
With the growth in blended and fully online K-12 instruction, all students, including those with disabilities, are finding online learning a viable option to address learner variability. Personalized learning or the individualized education program...
TEACHING Exceptional Children Vol. 30, No. 5 (1998) pp. 60–64
Describes how the Internet and the World Wide Web (WWW) have been integrated into teacher education in order to expand the use of technology in special education. Specific examples are provided showing how faculty can instruct teachers in ways to...
TEACHING Exceptional Children Vol. 46, No. 5 (2014) pp. 79–91
The purpose of this article is to provide teachers and their supporting team (e.g., parents) with an understanding of the implications of blended and virtual learning for students with disabilities. To support these students, it is important to have ...
Case in Point: A Statewide Blended Learning Initiative for Students with Disabilities: What Makes It Work? A Director's Perspective
Journal of Special Education Leadership Vol. 29, No. 2 (2016) pp. 113–116
When the North Carolina Virtual Public School (NCVPS) began their experiment with a blended statewide Occupational Course of Study (OCS) (see http://ncvps.org/ocs-blended-learning) program for high school students with intellectual and other...
Journal of Special Education Leadership Vol. 29, No. 2 (2016) pp. 101–112
This study, conducted by researchers at the Center on Online Learning and Students With Disabilities, investigated parent perceptions and experiences regarding fully online learning for their children with disabilities. Results suggest that with the ...
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 5, No. 2 (2002) pp. 89–108
The Online Academy (HO29K73002) was funded by the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) to develop online instructional modules in the content areas of reading, positive behavior support, and technology across the curriculum. Targeted to...
The Scaled Arrival of K-12 Online Education: Emerging Realities and Implications for the Future of Education
Journal of Education Vol. 193, No. 2 (2013) pp. 51–59
This article examines the complex array of variables and implementation models that must be accounted for during the pivot from a purely brick-and-mortar educational system to one that makes use of both virtual and blended environments. The authors...
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 19, No. 4 (2004) pp. 7–22
The U.S. Department of Education report "Computer and Internet Use by Children and Adolescents" (National Center on Educational Statistics, 2001) illustrated the degree to which technology use, particularly electronic and information technologies...
The Efficacy of Technology Use by People with Intellectual Disability: A Single-Subject Design Meta-Analysis
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 23, No. 3 (2008)
It is generally assumed that when technology is designed with the principles of universal design in mind, people with intellectual disability will also benefit. However, there is no research concerning the degree to which technology use is impacted...
Edward L. Meyen; Ron Aust; John M. Gauch; H Scott Hinton; Robert E. Isaacson; Sean J. Smith; Meng Yew Tee
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 17, No. 3 (2002) pp. 37–46
This article addresses the need for a conceptual approach to researching, e-learning instructional design and the technologies employed as a basis for e-learning. A programmatic research construct is offered for building a conceptual model. Three...