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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) p. 4958
This presentation provides a comprehensive examination of the use of technology by people with mental retardation with the intent to provide a framework within which the benefits of technology use by people with mental retardation can be considered. ...
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 16, No. 4 (2001) pp. 55–56
This article discusses the U.S. Department of Education's Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers To Use Technology (PT3) program, an initiative that seeks to enhance the integration of technology across teacher preparation programs. The need for greater...
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 15, No. 1 (2000) pp. 59–62
This introductory column on issues of technology integration across special education teacher preparation reviews efforts towards this end of the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, state departments of education, individual...
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 15, No. 4 (2000) pp. 40–43
This article describes the development of a distance learning delivery course at the University of Kentucky that focuses on instructional technology, instructional design, and telecommunications. The components of the course and the availability of...
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 15, No. 3 (2000) pp. 39–40
This article illustrates methods by which faculty are collaborating to further understand the issue of technology integration while developing ways to use technology in their teaching. It discusses the inclusion of Technology Standards for Teacher...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 3465–3467
This presentation will feature a study that sought to examine two specific components of virtual teacher skill development and did so with the struggling learner in mind. First, this study sought to better understand the perceived skill set needed...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) p. 3230
The purpose of this project is to utilize technology to deliver instruction in math, science, and reading, on national curriculum standards-based school reform for the education of students with disabilities. The presentation will feature an...
Topics: Educational Technology
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) p. 2332
This presentation will focus on the of one School of Education's effort to sustain technology integration across the preK-12 classroom environment. Having successfully integrated technology across several teacher preparation programs, project...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) p. 2272
This presentation will focus on the sustained integration of a hypermedia-based software application called READ 180. Integrated across Kansas City, KS Middle Schools, Read 180 has had a significant impact of student reading, both general and...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2002 (2002) pp. 1825–1830
Teacher preparation has emerged as a critical factor in the effective use of new technologies in education. Information technology investments may not pay off unless future teachers are given the opportunity to become technology-proficient educators....
The Journal of Distance Education / Revue de l'ducation Distance Vol. 28, No. 1 (Mar 04, 2014)
This article is about peer-to-peer learning amongst students within K–12 virtual schools. This issue is examined through a case study of experiences of three students with disabilities enrolled in one virtual school and that of their parents,...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 3354–3357
The purpose of this paper is to consider the adoption of UDL within the professional development model to further integrate technology into the lives of students. By considering learner variability and realizing professionals come to technology from ...
TEACHING Exceptional Children Vol. 43, No. 5 (2011) pp. 20–29
New special education teachers (SETs) face some typical challenges as well as ones that are specific to their particular work settings. Providing support that addresses teachers' unique needs is important for increasing their effectiveness, helping...
Equity for Students with High-Incidence Disabilities in Statewide Assessments: A Technology-Based Solution
Focus on Exceptional Children Vol. 38, No. 7 (March 2006)
One of the most significant challenges facing policy makers in education today is to ensure that state assessments designed to measure student performance across specified grade-level curriculum content standards will allow all students to...
LuAnn Jordan; Sean Smith; Ann S. Dillon; Bob Algozzine; John Beattie; Fred Spooner; Ashlee L. Fisher
Teacher Education and Special Education Vol. 27, No. 3 (2004) pp. 231–239
Attention Deficit Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD) create concerns in public education and in teacher education programs. Because of continuous advances in technology, distance learning is a viable option for...
Assistive Technology Outcomes and Benefits Vol. 3, No. 1 (2006) pp. 15–33
This article presents findings from a December, 2005, national assistive technology (AT) Outcomes Summit attended by AT experts representing vendors, higher education, government, and public schools. Discussions conducted centered around three...
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...