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Building Strategic Tutoring Partnerships: Using Professional Development Software to Form Mutually Beneficial University and P-12 School Collaborations
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 1898–1901
Strategic Tutoring (Hock, Schumaker, & Deshler, 1999) is a research-validated approach for providing one-on-one instruction during which learners master a specific learning strategy while getting assistance on immediate tasks. Software for...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 1962–1964
Wordsmith is an interactive computerized program for teaching common prefixes, suffixes, and root words to struggling learners. The program was field-tested with over 100 students with learning disabilities and low achievement. Results of the study...
Global Learn 2016 (Apr 28, 2016) pp. 460–465
During the last decade, online and hybrid online courses have been gaining much popularity, particularly in higher education. This study provides an analysis of students’ perceptions related to technology and helps identify the predicting factors...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 4053–4054
Strategic Tutoring is a research-validated instructional tutoring approach during which tutors teach students a learning strategy while assisting them with assignments, thus leading to greater student independence (Hock, Deshler, Schumaker, 2000)....
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 2593–2594
This presentation reports on progress made in one graduate education program’s ubiquitous iPad initiative for students. Preliminary results will be shared along with experiences integrating iPads into teaching and learning.
The development and validation of an interactive hypermedia program for teaching a self-advocacy strategy to students with disabilities
The development and validation of an interactive hypermedia program for teaching a self@-advocacy strategy to students with disabilities (1999) pp. 1–147
Educators agree that students with disabilities need to acquire self-advocacy skills. Despite the existence of validated methods to teach these skills, there is evidence that these skills are seldom explicitly taught. Time and opportunity to teach...
Integration, Access, & Preparation: A School of Education's Efforts To Enhance a State's Technology Program
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 17, No. 4 (2002) pp. 45–48
This article describes the Michigan Teacher Technology Initiative, a program currently being implemented that provides a one-time investment (not to exceed $1,200) of technology to teachers. Professional development courses that teach general and...
The Efficacy of an Interactive Hypermedia Program for Teaching a Test-Taking Strategy to Students with High-Incidence Disabilities
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 21, No. 2 (2006) pp. 17–30
Increased demand for accountability in the public schools has led to an increase in the number of testing situations for all students, including students with disabilities. The purpose of this project was to develop and validate an interactive...
The Development and Validation of an Interactive Hypermedia Program for Teaching a Self-Advocacy Strategy to Students with Disabilities
Learning Disability Quarterly Vol. 25, No. 4 (2002) pp. 277–302
Secondary students with learning disabilities, behavior disorders, and health impairments (n=16) learned a self-advocacy strategy via an Interactive Hypermedia Program (IHP) or through live instruction. After instruction, each student ran his own...
Effects of a Computerized Program on Use of the Test-Taking Strategy by Secondary Students with Disabilities
Learning Disability Quarterly Vol. 32, No. 3 (2009) pp. 165–179
Students with disabilities must meet many testing demands, given the current emphasis on accountability and state competency testing. The purpose of this project was to develop and field test a computerized program to teach the Test-Taking Strategy (...
Teacher Education and Practice Vol. 26, No. 4 (2013) pp. 706–720
This article describes a unique approach to developing and delivering the curriculum for an experimental program that prepares STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) graduates for teaching in high-needs secondary schools. The...
Mid-South Instructional Technology Conference 1998 (April 1998)
As research through the Internet becomes the method of choice by many students, assessment of Internet materials, student motivation to use traditional research methods, and other pedagogical concerns have become issues in the learning process. This ...