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Assistive Technology Competencies of Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments: A Comparison of Perceptions
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness Vol. 105, No. 9 (September 2011) pp. 533–547
This study surveyed teachers of students with visual impairments in Texas on their perceptions of a set of assistive technology competencies developed for teachers of students with visual impairments by Smith and colleagues (2009). Differences in...
Assistive Technology Competencies for Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments: A National Study
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness Vol. 106, No. 10 (2012) pp. 656–665
Introduction: For practicing teachers of students with visual impairments, assistive technology has assumed an important role in the education of their students' assessment and learning of content. Little research has addressed this area; therefore, ...
Assistive Technology for Students with Visual Impairments: Challenges and Needs in Teachers' Preparation Programs and Practice
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness Vol. 105, No. 4 (April 2011) pp. 197–210
This article reports on a survey of 165 teachers of students with visual impairments in Texas to examine their perceptions of their knowledge of assistive technology. The results showed that they had significant deficits in knowledge in 55 (74.32%)...
The Relationship between Computer and Internet Use and Performance on Standardized Tests by Secondary School Students with Visual Impairments
Li Zhou; Nora Griffin-Shirley; Pat Kelley; Devender R. Banda; William Y. Lan; Amy T. Parker; Derrick W. Smith
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness Vol. 106, No. 10 (2012) pp. 609–621
Introduction: The study presented here explored the relationship between computer and Internet use and the performance on standardized tests by secondary school students with visual impairments. Methods: With data retrieved from the first three...