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Journal of Special Education Technology

1983 Volume 6, Number 1

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Number of articles: 6

  1. An Analysis of the Rise and Fall of Programmed Instruction. Implications for Computer-Assisted Instruction

    Carol Foster

    The paper discusses similarities between programed instructional teaching machines and computer-assisted instruction. It describes research concerning programmed instruction and increased... More

    pp. 5-14

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  2. A Comparison of Teacher Approval and Disapproval Statements across Categories of Exceptionality

    Robert A. Gable

    Observation of 97 teachers during group instruction of elementary students with mental retardation, severe multihandicaps, and learning disabilities and/or behavior disorders revealed that teachers... More

    pp. 15-22

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  3. The Need for Inservice Training in Instructional Technology for Special Education Personnel in Small Rural School Districts

    Paul A. Wirth

    Special education teachers and administrators from each of 17 small rural school districts (N=34) were interviewed on staff development needs. A lack of staff development activities was identified ... More

    pp. 25-29

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  4. Computer Guided Educational Diagnosis: A Prototype Expert System

    Marlene Colbourn & John McLeod

    The article reviews some recent literature pertaining to development and use of expert systems (automated consulting systems, which provide expert advice within particular domains). The design and ... More

    pp. 30-39

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  5. Interagency Cooperation to Disseminate Materials Concerning Exceptional People's Needs

    James A. McLoughlin

    To determine availability of resources to help State Departments of Education develop and disseminate materials to persons seeking information about handicapped persons, 60 agencies completed... More

    pp. 40-47

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  6. Video Games to Augment Leisure Programming in a State Hospital Residence for Developmentally Disabled Clients

    Janet Powers & Thomas S. Ball

    Three mildly and moderately retarded, physically handicapped institutionalized men (17-30 years old) successfully participated in a recreation program involving adapted videogames. Doubles play... More

    pp. 48-57

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