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Reflections on "The Effects of Computer-assisted Instruction on the Mathematical Problem Solving of Students with Learning Disabilities."
Exceptionality Vol. 5, No. 3 (1995) pp. 189–93
These reflections by the authors of a paper (EC 611 427) on computer-assisted instruction of students with learning disabilities comment on their reanalysis of the research process and their interpretations of the unanticipated results. Implications ...
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 6, No. 3 (1983) pp. 24–33
The paper reviews the use of pictorial mnemonic strategies as an instructional tool for nonhandicapped and handicapped learners. Recent research has indicated that mildly handicapped learners can successfully employ fairly complex mnemonic...
Remedial and Special Education Vol. 18, No. 3 (1997) pp. 157–165
Four students (ages 8-11) with mild mental retardation used an animated tutorial computer program to learn mathematical problem solving. Results indicated that all students obtained significant gains from pretest to posttest and had positive...
Intervention in School and Clinic Vol. 34, No. 5 (1999) pp. 278–83
Reviews research on reading fluency and provides recommendations for teaching reading skills to students with mild disabilities. Interventions that are discussed include repeated reading, peer-mediated instruction, computer-guided practice,...
Focus on Exceptional Children Vol. 41, No. 2 (October 2008)
Science and social studies have much to offer to all learners--including those with disabilities. However, instruction in these subjects has often been overlooked in the quest to better understand and improve leaning in English/language arts and...
Reading Comprehension Instruction for Secondary Students: Challenges for Struggling Students and Teachers
Learning Disability Quarterly Vol. 26, No. 2 (2003) pp. 103–16
Specific difficulties for the secondary student with reading difficulties are described, followed by a literature review of most promising practices, including peer tutoring that incorporates comprehension strategy instruction and elaborative...
Effects of Video Adaptations on Comprehension of Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 26, No. 2 (2011) pp. 39–54
This study investigated the effects of alternative narration, highlighted text, picture/word-based captions, and interactive video searching features for improving comprehension of nonfiction academic video clips by students with intellectual and...