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East Carolina University
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) pp. 52–57
Are all your students engaged and getting equal access? The number of higher education students with identified disabilities is increasing rapidly. Accessibility mandates are often perceived as too complex and difficult to implement on the course...
Teaching A Contact Profession Online: Development Of Training Modules For Serving Students With Deaf-Blindness
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 1515–1520
The presenters were commissioned to develop online training for teacher assistants (paraprofessionals) across North Carolina who serve students with deaf-blindness. A universal design for learning approach was applied, and multi-sensory technology...
MRDD Conference 1999 (Feb 05, 1999)
This paper describes a project in North Carolina which has prepared more than 45 qualified individuals to serve students with low-incidence disabilities over the last five years. An additional 75 persons are currently scholars in the training...
Universal Design for Learning in Online University Courses: A 5-Year Study of Learning Styles, Personality Types and Instructional Preferences
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 449–454
During the earliest years of online higher education, studies mostly compared it to face-to-face teaching. But whether courses are offered online is not so much the issue as is excellent pedagogical design. This study asked how graduate students in...
A Preliminary Investigation into Pedagogical and Practical Difficulties Encountered by University Faculty in Online Teaching
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 956–961
The study investigated the following questions about faculty attitudes and perceptions: (1) What did faculty teaching their first online course(s) find to be the most challenging part of teaching the course(s)? (2) Did the challenge(s) change over...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 1556–1561
Graduate students and university professors of education have different perspectives on which pedagogical methods are viewed as most effective in distance education courses. The researchers explored the interaction that exists between learning...
TEACHING Exceptional Children Vol. 35, No. 2 (2002) pp. 36–42
This article reviews some of the existing technology that assists children with low vision in their ability to use environmental cues. It provides recommendations for modification of color and contrast, illumination, space, and time. A chart lists...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 196–199
East Carolina University leads the state of North Carolina in DE higher education enrollment. This includes approval to offer the only totally online Master of Arts in Education – Special Education degree. As this program was developed, careful...