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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1994 (1994) pp. 246–248
This report examines the integration of relevant com-
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 1632–1635
The purpose of the current study was to explore and determine the relationships between computer attitudes, skills and achievement of pre-service teachers. The computer attitude variables are enjoyment, motivation, importance, and anxiety (Liu &...
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness Vol. 99, No. 10 (October 2005) pp. 622–632
In a series of experiments, canes of different lengths, weights, and weight distributions were assessed to determine the effect of these characteristics on various performance measures. The results indicate that the overall weight of a cane and the...
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness Vol. 99, No. 11 (November 2005) pp. 696–706
Different materials that are used in manufacturing long cane shafts were assessed for their ability to transmit vibration and their sensitivity to tactile information, flexibility, and durability. It was found that the less flexible a cane shaft is, ...
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness Vol. 106, No. 1 (January 2012) pp. 31–35
Although individuals who are blind have used a stick or a cane for their independent travel since the early years of human history, designs for modern long canes did not appear until World War II, when the systematic long cane techniques were...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1997 (1997) pp. 1049–1051
Computers and Composition Vol. 13, No. 2 (1996) pp. 207–17
This article presents accounts of two teachers using electronic portfolios to encourage students to take more responsibility for their own learning. The first account relates how moving peer reviews and explanatory papers from manila folders to...
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness Vol. 96, No. 4 (2002) pp. 197–211
A survey of the use of technology and multimedia presentations by 410 teachers of students with visual impairments found they were more at ease with general technology than with technology designed for students with visual impairments. When adapting ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1998 (1998) pp. 1049–1051
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness Vol. 103, No. 9 (September 2009) pp. 519–530
This study compared the drop-off detection performance with the two-point touch and constant contact cane techniques using a repeated-measures design with a convenience sample of 15 cane users with visual impairments. The constant contact technique...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 830–832
This paper addresses the critical shortage area of secondary special education by focusing on the development of the first secondary special education Professional Development School (PDS) model for Towson University. Specifically, this proposed...
Exploring the Relationship between Access Technology and Standardized Test Scores for Youths with Visual Impairments: Secondary Analysis of the National Longitudinal Transition Study 2
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness Vol. 104, No. 3 (March 2010) pp. 170–182
This article presents the findings of a secondary analysis of the National Longitudinal Transition Study 2 that explored the predictive association between training in access technology and performance on the Woodcock-Johnson Tests of Academic...