Assistive Technology for People with Disabilities by Diane P Bryant,Brian R Bryant

By Diane P Bryant,Brian R Bryant

Assistive know-how for individuals with Disabilities, moment Edition, comprises 8 entire chapters that concentrate on units and software program to augment the lives and advertise the independence of individuals with disabilities. up to date with new study, content material and contours to handle present advancements within the box, the booklet methods assistive know-how and schooling in a lifespan, multidisciplinary demeanour via discussing using present know-how within the fields of particular schooling, rehabilitation, speech-language pathology, and different disciplines. Featured units and software program may help you know the way components corresponding to mobility, conversation, schooling, self sustaining residing, and entry to details media have an effect on studying and residing for people with disabilities. additionally, you will achieve an exceptional knowing of the foundational and old views of AT, overview, common layout, and the ADAPT framework, that's a device to aid educators make judgements approximately applicable AT, pupil wishes, and the calls for of our surroundings.

Developed from the authors' years of expertise educating either K-12 scholars and adults, in addition to their very own framework for knowing assistive expertise software and integrating know-how into guideline, this re-creation addresses assistive expertise that promotes wisdom and talents, functional program and a myriad of possibilities that solid know-how presents for individuals with disabilities.

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Designing Effective Library Tutorials: A Guide for by Lori Mestre

By Lori Mestre

studying types are hugely appropriate for college kids within the on-line atmosphere. Designing potent Library Tutorials offers examples of, and steps for, tips to create tutorials that fit studying types, in keeping with usability stories of scholars from a number of cultural teams and kinds of studying. The ebook offers reviews, useful feedback, and examples to aid librarians and college as they improve on-line courses for college kids from diversified studying types. study on studying sort personal tastes within the on-line setting emphasizes the necessity to offer a number of equipment that come with textual content, aural, visible, and kinesthetic examples. Geared for the practitioner operating in on-line studying, the booklet summarizes present literature, and offers most sensible practices for designing powerful on-line instruments for varied inexperienced persons, together with feedback for evaluation of studying objects.

This name is established into twelve chapters, masking: the educational kind debate: can we have to fit up studying kinds with presentation types? assessment of studying variety theories and studying type effects from a variety of reports; The intersection of tradition and studying kinds; the necessity for studying item improvement; present perform: different types and lines of library tutorials; potent layout of studying items; Pedagogical concerns for tutorials; Interactivity suggestions for tutorials; evaluate of studying items; the worth and means of usability experiences; advertising studying gadgets for huge visibility; and a bit on resources.

  • Provides effects from usability stories carried out with scholars that examine studying kind and the ensuing effectiveness of tutorials in line with their most popular style
  • Compares ways and software program utilized by librarians and educators to create tutorials, in addition to examples of pitfalls and advantages of every for numerous studying styles
  • Incorporates examples of the way to exploit software program whereas together with studying items to compare studying style

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Myths in Education, Learning and Teaching: Policies, by M. Harmes,H. Huijser,P. Danaher,Mahbub Ul Haq

By M. Harmes,H. Huijser,P. Danaher,Mahbub Ul Haq

This assortment brings jointly overseas students to interrogate a variety of academic practices, systems and rules, round the organizing precept that 'myths' usually require severe scrutiny. attractive with key subject matters in modern worldwide schooling, the members problem and tackle academic myths and their consequences.

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Artificial Intelligence Applications and Innovations: 12th by Lazaros Iliadis,Ilias Maglogiannis

By Lazaros Iliadis,Ilias Maglogiannis

This booklet constitutes the refereed complaints of the twelfth IFIP WG 12.5 foreign convention on man made Intelligence functions and ideas, AIAI 2016, and 3 parallel workshops, held in Thessaloniki, Greece, in September 2016. The workshops are the 3rd Workshop on New equipment and instruments for large facts, MT4BD 2016, the fifth Mining Humanistic facts Workshop, MHDW 2016, and the 1st Workshop on 5G - placing Intelligence to the community aspect, 5G-PINE 2016.

The 30 revised complete papers and eight brief papers offered on the major convention have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from sixty five submissions. The 17 revised complete papers and seven brief papers awarded on the three parallel workshops have been chosen from 33 submissions. The papers disguise a wide variety of themes corresponding to man made neural networks, class, clustering, keep an eye on structures - robotics, info mining, engineering program of AI, environmental functions of AI, function relief, filtering, financial-economics modeling, fuzzy common sense, genetic algorithms, hybrid structures, photo and video processing, scientific AI functions, multi-agent platforms, ontology, optimization, trend acceptance, help vector machines, textual content mining, and Web-social media facts AI modeling.


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Teaching Electronic Literacy: A Concepts-Based Approach for by Kathleen W. Craver

By Kathleen W. Craver

School library media experts will locate this concepts-based method of instructing digital literacy an imperative simple device for teaching scholars and academics. It presents step by step guide on how to define and evaluation wanted info from digital databases and the web, tips to formulate winning digital seek concepts and retrieve suitable effects, and the way to interpret and significantly study seek effects. The chapters include a advised lesson plan and pattern assignments for the college library media professional to exploit in educating digital literacy abilities to scholars and lecturers. Dr. Kathleen W. Craver, a nationally well-known professional in expertise within the library media middle, identifies the common techniques of digital literacy and gives the library media professional with the rationales, heritage, tools, and version assignments to educate scholars and school to develop into knowledgeable and significant clients of digital info technologies.

At the start of every bankruptcy, Craver furnishes a cause for switch that faculty library media experts can use to justify those crucial differences to their educating curriculum. Chapters comprise: The constitution of digital info; the typical Vocabulary and features of digital assets; Formulating digital seek suggestions; The actual association of data; identifying applicable On-Site and distant digital Libraries; deciding upon applicable digital Databases; net seek instruments and strategies; picking out digital assets; On-Site digital files entry; utilizing basic digital assets; and comparing digital assets. The Appendix includes a record of relevant owners. A thesaurus of phrases and a bibliography of instructed studying entire the paintings. This simple educating advisor offers the media expert with all of the instruments essential to support amateur clients to achieve success and keep away from the disappointment of digital database looking out and retrieval.

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Seamless Learning in the Age of Mobile Connectivity by Lung-Hsiang Wong,Marcelo Milrad,Marcus Specht

By Lung-Hsiang Wong,Marcelo Milrad,Marcus Specht

The booklet departs from the procedure of related titles through targeting describing and reflecting upon the proposal of seamless studying in regards to salient features of learner mobility and bridging of studying reviews throughout studying areas. it's the first such paintings that's completely devoted to examine on and the perform of seamless studying, uniquely combining interpretations, visions, and previous study on and practices in seamless studying from diverse views. The ebook additionally moves an excellent stability among theoretical and useful perspectivess, going past a suite of news on particular study initiatives. rather than thick descriptions of study tactics and findings, readers will locate major insights and foodstuff for proposal meant to encourage extra advances within the learn on and perform of seamless learning.

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Foundation of Digital Badges and Micro-Credentials: by Dirk Ifenthaler,Nicole Bellin-Mularski,Dana-Kristin Mah

By Dirk Ifenthaler,Nicole Bellin-Mularski,Dana-Kristin Mah

This edited quantity presents perception into how electronic badges
may increase formal, non-formal and casual schooling by way of targeting technical
design matters together with organizational requisites, studying and instructional
design, in addition to deployment. It features present learn exploring the
theoretical origin and empirical facts of the usage of digital
badges in addition to case experiences that describe present practices and experiences
in using electronic badges for motivation, studying, and guideline in K-12,
higher schooling, office studying, and additional schooling settings.

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Computer Science and Educational Software Design: A Resource by Pierre Tchounikine

By Pierre Tchounikine

Developing academic software program calls for considering, problematizing, representing, modeling, imposing and examining pedagogical targets and concerns, in addition to conceptual versions and software program architectures. laptop scientists face the trouble of realizing the actual matters and phenomena to be taken into consideration in academic software program tasks and of warding off a naïve technocentered point of view. however, actors with backgrounds in human or social sciences face the trouble of realizing software program layout and implementation matters, and the way desktop scientists interact in those tasks.

Tchounikine argues that those problems can't be solved by way of construction a type of “general idea” or “general engineering technique” to be followed via all actors for all tasks: academic software program initiatives may possibly correspond to very assorted realities, and should be carried out inside very assorted views and with very varied issues of outrage. therefore the problem of figuring out each one others’ views and elaborating a few universal floor is to be thought of in context, in the thought of undertaking or viewpoint. To this finish, he presents the reader with a framework and capability for actively bearing in mind the relationships among pedagogical settings and software program, and for operating jointly in a multidisciplinary option to enhance academic software.

His ebook is for actors engaged in learn or improvement tasks which require inventing, designing, adapting, enforcing or examining academic software program. The center viewers is Master’s and PhD scholars, researchers and engineers from computing device technological know-how or human and social sciences (e.g., schooling, psychology, pedagogy, philosophy, communications or sociology) attracted to the problems raised via academic software program layout and research and within the number of views that could be adopted.

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Teaching and Learning with Technology:Proceedings of the by Roberto Dillon,Lee Ming Tan

By Roberto Dillon,Lee Ming Tan

This is the convention court cases for the 2015 worldwide convention on instructing and studying with expertise (CTLT 2015), hosted by way of Aventis college of administration, Singapore. It comprises papers by way of a bunch of foreign teachers and researchers. It covers the main fascinating principles and purposes concerning the leading edge use of expertise inside of varied studying environments.

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Measuring and Visualizing Learning in the Information-Rich by Peter Reimann,Susan Bull,Michael Kickmeier-Rust,Ravi

By Peter Reimann,Susan Bull,Michael Kickmeier-Rust,Ravi Vatrapu,Barbara Wasson

Integrated info platforms are more and more utilized in colleges, and the appearance of the technology-rich school room calls for a brand new measure of ongoing school room review. in a position to tune net searches, assets used, job of completion time, and various different school room behaviors, technology-rich study rooms provide a wealth of capability information regarding educating and studying. this knowledge can be utilized to trace pupil development in languages, STEM, and in twenty first Century abilities, for example. despite the fact that, regardless of those adjustments, there was little swap within the type of information made to be had to academics, directors, scholars, and parents.

Measuring and Visualizing studying within the Information-Rich lecture room

collects examine at the implementation of school room evaluation suggestions in technology-enhanced studying environments. development on learn performed via a multinational and multidisciplinary staff of studying know-how specialists, and experts from around the world, this ebook addresses those discrepancies. With contributions from significant researchers in schooling expertise, checking out and evaluate, and schooling psychology, this booklet contributes to a holistic technique for construction the knowledge infrastructure of the twenty first Century school.

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