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Assistive Technology Vol. 19, No. 2 (2007) pp. 78–93
People with a disability do not have equitable access to the modern telecommunication medium. Many experience difficulty typing, handling the phone, dialing, or answering calls. For those who are unable to speak, the only option is to type messages...
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 13, No. 2 pp. 153–169
Drawing on data from questionnaires and 49 interviews with teachers and principals, the impact of involvement in Professional Development Schools on teacher professional growth and school change at seven Professional Development School sites is...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2000 (2000) pp. 794–799
Hypermedia has been identified as a promising medium for education. However, it is beset with problems concerning the complexity of navigation and meeting the individual needs of the user. This paper is concerned with a domain-independent metric...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 1366–1371
This paper is concerned with an automated system for grading students into an ability level in response to their ability to complete tutorials. This is useful in that the student is more likely to improve their knowledge of a subject if they are...
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 11, No. 1 (2002) pp. 31–50
Hypermedia offers benefits for users who wish to find information and users who wish to learn about a particular topic (Jonassen & Grabinger, 1991). However, hypermedia is also plagued by drawbacks that were identified early in its inception ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2000 (2000) p. 1821
We will report on the evolution of an on-line course. The Civilization/Humanities course had its origins in the reform of the university's General Education curriculum in 1994-95. It was one of several classes created to replace existing...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 71–75
This paper looks at the low participation rates in computer mediated conferences (CMC) and argues that one of the causes of this may be an incompatibility between students' learning styles and the style adopted by CMC. The main learning style...
Journal of Media Literacy Education Vol. 6, No. 2 (2014) pp. 23–34
The youth media movement, which now has a place in countless venues, communities, and scholarly discourses, reflects an evolution of practices pioneered in the 1950s and 1960s as amateur filmmaking increasingly became a reality in American families...