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Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 4, No. 3 (1988) pp. 265–86
Describes three studies which explored the use of computer assisted instruction with mildly handicapped secondary school students. Comparisons with non-handicapped students are made in vocabulary development, using drill and practice; concept...
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 8, No. 4 (1987) pp. 28–35
Two studies involving 27 learning-disabled middle-school students and 30 mildly handicapped junior high students investigated use of Teacher Net, a computer networking system that facilitates immediate feedback. Teacher Net reduced the teachers'...
Applying Instructional Design Principles to CAI for Mildly Handicapped Students: Four Recently Conducted Studies
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 8, No. 1 (1986) pp. 13–26
The review of four recent studies which examined the effects of instructional design variables in computer assisted instruction (drill and practice, tutorial, and simulation) for mildly handicapped secondary students found statistically significant...
Journal of Learning Disabilities Vol. 19, No. 9 (1986) pp. 558–61
"Teacher Net" is described as a low cost computer network to provide computer assisted and managed instruction. The system consists of one microcomputer, an interface box, and as many as 16 keypads or keyboards for data input. The system can be used ...
American Educational Research Journal Vol. 25, No. 1 (1988) pp. 72–86
The effectiveness of computer simulation in enhancing learning of a health unit by 30 mildly learning-disabled high school students was investigated. Results indicate that computer simulation in combination with structured teaching was effective,...
TEACHING Exceptional Children Vol. 31, No. 4 (1999) pp. 74–79
Describes the Workplace Literacy Project which teaches mathematics to remedial and special education secondary students through a combination of conceptual approaches and problem-solving exercises anchored in the students' world. The approach also...
Constructivism and the Role of Skills in Mathematics Instruction for Academically At-Risk Secondary Students
Special Services in the Schools Vol. 17, No. 1 (2001) pp. 15–31
Discusses the evolution of instructional uses of technology in special education over the last two decades and the changes in thinking and teaching which have moved away from didactic instructional methods to constructivist approaches. Describes how ...
Exceptional Children Vol. 61, No. 2 (1994) pp. 126–36
TORUS, a prototype technology-based educational diagnostic program, is described. The usefulness of TORUS to identify and remediate the mathematics misconceptions of students with learning disabilities is reported. Results suggest the need for...
Integrated Learning: Explicit Strategies and Their Role in Problem-Solving Instruction for Students with Learning Disabilities
Exceptional Children Vol. 59, No. 5 (1993) pp. 444–55
Thirty-seven secondary students with learning disabilities were taught health facts and concepts, which they then applied to problem-solving exercises presented through computer simulation games. Students who were taught an explicit strategy for...
Journal of Learning Disabilities Vol. 21, No. 3 (1988) pp. 131–39
The article reviews Intelligent Computer Assisted Instruction (ICAI), an area of artificial intelligence and notes its shortcomings for learning disabled students. It is suggested that emphasis on antecedent knowledge (important facts, concepts,...
The Genisys Program: Linking Content Area Knowledge to Problem Solving through Technology-Based Instruction
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 10, No. 2 (1989) pp. 99–112
Described is "Genisys," an instructional program that teaches remedial and mildly handicapped students how to solve complex earth science problems. The program combines a 35-lesson videodisc course with a computer program which uses multiple rules...
Sergei Abramovich; Hollylynne Stohl Drier; Sharon Dugdale; Simon Mochon; Erich Neuwirth; John Woodward
International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology 1999 (1999) pp. 390–395
It has been a worldwide concern that novice mathematics teachers are not well prepared to use technology in the classroom. The lack of such preparation may be due, in part, to a gap between technology offered by schools of education and what the...
Elizabeth Bagley-Woodward; Karen Orenstein; Patricia Kanode; Kevin Lane; Tom Warner; John M. Crotty; Micah White
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 977–983
This paper describes a game-based simulation approach to e-learning used as part of an overall program to drive culture and business process changes. A modularized blend of non-branching interactive stories and diagnostic game-based features...