Impact of technology on the written language of students with learning disabilities
Lisa Marie Drake, Pacific Lutheran University, United States
Pacific Lutheran University . Awarded
This inquiry explored the impact technology had on the written language of students with learning disabilities. Through this process, research pertaining to written language, learning disabilities, and technology were linked. Implications of these relationships were investigated with the goal of identifying particular technology programs that positively impacted these students written language skills. Technology programs and their features were introduced into the students' curriculum and used to complete required curriculum tasks as designated by the school district. Data was assembled on two students with learning disabilities in written language. Results indicated that the simultaneous use of particular technology programs, direct instruction in the features of these programs, and writing process instruction made a positive impact in specific areas of the participants written language skills.
Drake, L.M. Impact of technology on the written language of students with learning disabilities. Master's thesis, Pacific Lutheran University.
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