Technology, Curriculum and Professional Development: Adapting Schools to Meet the Needs of Students with Disabilities

Edited by John Woodward, a nationally acclaimed special educational technologies researcher, and Larry Cuban, a premier technology educator in the United States, this book provides critical examination of current research into technology uSAGE for students with disabilities. The contributing authors establish the history of special education technologies and the new requirements per IDEA '97, then discuss the success and obstacles for special education technology implementation. Research was funded by the Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education. This book highlights: - Innovative uses of technology - Consideration of pedagogical, curricular, and classroom organizational approaches - Making technology implementation meaningful and enduring - Design considerations for researchers and developers