Computer Assisted Instruction in Reading for Students with Learning Disabilities: A Research Synthesis

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 46 describes the following: Title | Computer Assisted Instruction in Reading for Students with Learning Disabilities: A Research Synthesis Author | Hall, T.E., Hughes , C.A. , & Filbert, M. Source | Education & Treatment of Children, 23(2), 173-193. Available online at: http://tinyurl.com/389owxh Year Published | 2000 Abstract The essential skill of reading, including decoding and comprehension, has not been … [Read more...]

The Effects of Technology-Based Interventions on Academic Outcomes for Youth with Disabilities

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 69 describes the following: Title | The Effects of Technology-Based Interventions on Academic Outcomes for Youth with Disabilities Authors |  Dugan, J.J., Cobb, R.B., & Alwell, M. Source | National Post-School Outcomes Center. Available at:  http://www.psocenter.org/Docs/Resources/Publications/TechRevAppA-E.pdf Year Published | December, 2006 Abstract The relationship between technology-based interventions … [Read more...]

Effect of Computer-Assisted Instruction on Reading Achievement: A Meta-Analysis

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 12 describes the following: Title | Effect of Computer-Assisted Instruction on Reading Achievement: A Meta-Analysis Authors | Soe, K., Koki, S., & Chang, J. Source | Available from Pacific Resources for Education and Learning Web site: http://www.prel.org/products/Products/effect-cai.htm Year Published | 2000 Abstract Whether computer-assisted instruction (CAI) can improve reading achievement of students … [Read more...]

Do Special Education Interventions Improve Learning of Secondary Content? A Meta-Analysis

Author of this structured abstract: Kyrie Dragoo, NICHCY August 2011 PDF version ____________________________ NICHCY Structured Abstract 80 describes the following research synthesis: Title Do Special Education Interventions Improve Learning of Secondary Content? A Meta-Analysis Authors Scruggs, T. E., Mastropieri, M. A., Berkeley, S., and Graetz, J. E. Source Remedial & Special Education, 31(6), 437-449 Year Published 2010 _____________ Abstract … [Read more...]

Using “What Works”

Updated August 2012This resource page is a companion to NICHCY's Structured Abstract 80, which summarized the findings of Scruggs, Mastropieri, Berkeley, & Graetz (2010) in their published meta-analysis entitled Do Special Education Interventions Improve Learning of Secondary Content?It's a fascinating meta-analysis of special education research about "what works." We urge you to read the structured abstract, learn more about the specific interventions … [Read more...]

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