Assistive Technology Research Practice and Theory

Assistive Technology Research  Practice  and Theory

"This book presents cutting-edge research in the field of assistive technologies, including both theoretical frameworks and empirical research to benefit individuals with motor and cognitive disabilities"--

Author: Boaventura DaCosta

Publisher: Medical Information Science Reference

ISBN: 146665015X

Category: Education

Page: 312

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Technology continues to advance at an irrepressible pace, and it takes human ingenuity and ambition to make the best use of the latest developments in science and engineering, improving quality of life for countless individuals worldwide. Assistive Technology Research, Practice, and Theory presents cutting-edge research in the field of assistive technologies, including both theoretical frameworks and empirical research to benefit individuals with motor and cognitive disabilities. This book will serve as an imperative reference source for professionals, researchers, and practitioners engaged with the technological advances that will help to make modern society accessible to all.
Categories: Education

Assistive Technology Research Practice and Theory

Assistive Technology Research  Practice  and Theory

"This book presents cutting-edge research in the field of assistive technologies, including both theoretical frameworks and empirical research to benefit individuals with motor and cognitive disabilities"--Provided by publisher.

Author: DaCosta, Boaventura

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781466650169

Category: Education

Page: 342

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"This book presents cutting-edge research in the field of assistive technologies, including both theoretical frameworks and empirical research to benefit individuals with motor and cognitive disabilities"--Provided by publisher.
Categories: Education

Assistive Technology

Assistive Technology

Engaging in play through assistive technology: Closing gaps in research and practice for infants and toddlers with disabilities. In. B. DaCosta & S. Seok (Eds.), Assistive technology research, practice, and theory (pp. 207–221).

Author: Emily C. Bouck

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 9781483374451

Category: Education

Page: 328

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Succinct, yet comprehensive, Assistive Technology is designed to help educators better understand assistive technology and how it can support students with disabilities from early childhood through the transition into adulthood. This practical book is organized around the purpose of technology and the support it can provide rather than a student’s disability categorization. Grounded in research and filled with engaging case studies and activities, author Emily C. Bouck offers an unbiased depiction of the advantages and limitations of technology. Readers are exposed to a full range of assistive technology including up-to-date coverage of low- and high-technology, as well as free and for-purchase options that can be used to support students with disabilities.
Categories: Education

Assistive Technologies for Physical and Cognitive Disabilities

Assistive Technologies for Physical and Cognitive Disabilities

... Handbook of Research on Computerized Occlusal Analysis Technology Applications in Dental Medicine Robert B. Kerstein, ... (our price) Assistive Technology Research, Practice, and Theory Boaventura DaCosta (Solers Research Group, ...

Author: Theng, Lau Bee

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781466673748

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 321

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Research on assistive technologies is undergoing many developments in its effectiveness in helping those with varying impairments. New technologies are constantly being created, researched, and implemented for those who need these technological aides in daily life. Assistive Technologies for Physical and Cognitive Disabilities combines worldwide cases on people with physical and cognitive disabilities with the latest applications in assistive technologies. This reference work brings different researchers together under one title to discuss current findings, developments, and ongoing research in the area of rehabilitative technology. This reference book is of critical use to professionals, researchers, healthcare practitioners, caretakers, academicians, and students.
Categories: Health & Fitness

Supporting the Education of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Supporting the Education of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

A step toward assistive technology evidence-based practices: Latent dimensions of information and communication technology. In B. DaCosta & S. Seok (Eds.), Assistive technology research, practice, and theory (pp. 99–126).

Author: Kats, Yefim

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781522508175

Category: Education

Page: 336

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Special education encompasses a broad range of techniques and tools for a catering to children with unique educational needs. Children in need of additional learning support, including children on the autism spectrum, benefit from continued research in emerging educational tools and pedagogies for best catering to their needs. Supporting the Education of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders focuses on a well-rounded approach to special education, including perspectives on administration and leadership, course development, psychological and counseling support, educational technologies, and classroom management strategies. Emphasizing timely research focused on creating opportune learning environments for children on the autism spectrum, this publication is an essential reference source for educators, school administrators, graduate-level students, and researchers in the field of education.
Categories: Education

The Wiley Handbook of Diversity in Special Education

The Wiley Handbook of Diversity in Special Education

Universal design for learning and assistive technology: Promising developments. In B. DaCosta & S. Seok (Eds.), Assistive technology research, practice, and theory (pp. 11–20). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. Carlson, D., & Ehrlich, N. (2006).

Author: Marie Tejero Hughes

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118786970

Category: Education

Page: 560

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The Wiley Handbook of Diversity in Special Education is a state-of-the-art reference showcasing cutting-edge special education research with a focus on children and youth with disabilities from diverse cultural, ethnic, linguistic, and economic backgrounds. Cutting-edge special education research focusing on children and youth with disabilities from diverse cultural, ethnic, linguistic, and economic backgrounds An authoritative contribution to the field, this work charts a new path to effective interventions and sets an agenda for future research Addresses disabilities from an international perspective
Categories: Education

Enhancing the Human Experience through Assistive Technologies and E Accessibility

Enhancing the Human Experience through Assistive Technologies and E Accessibility

... Human Experience through Assistive Technologies and E-Accessibility Christos Kouroupetroglou (Caretta-Net Technologies, ... (our price) Assistive Technology Research, Practice, and Theory Boaventura DaCosta (Solers Research Group, ...

Author: Kouroupetroglou, Christos

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781466661318

Category: Computers

Page: 345

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Information Communication Technologies (ICT) have become an increasingly prevalent part of everyday life. Today, there are many cases in which ICT assist the elderly and people with disabilities to complete tasks once thought impossible. Enhancing the Human Experience through Assistive Technologies and E-Accessibility discusses trends in ICT in relation to assistive technologies and their impact on everyday tasks for those with disabilities. This reference work provides different perspectives on upcoming technologies and their impact on e-accessibility and e-inclusion, essential topics for researchers, businesses, and ICT product developers in the field of assistive technologies.
Categories: Computers

Handbook of Research on Computerized Occlusal Analysis Technology Applications in Dental Medicine

Handbook of Research on Computerized Occlusal Analysis Technology Applications in Dental Medicine

... please visit: www.igi-global.com Handbook of Research on Computerized Occlusal Analysis Technology Applications in Dental ... (our price) Assistive Technology Research, Practice, and Theory Boaventura DaCosta (Solers Research Group, ...

Author: Kerstein, DMD, Robert B.

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781466665880

Category: Medical

Page: 1093

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Modern medicine is changing drastically as new technologies emerge to transform the way in which patients are diagnosed, treated, and monitored. In particular, dental medicine is experiencing a tremendous shift as new digital innovations are integrated into dental practice. The Handbook of Research on Computerized Occlusal Analysis Technology Applications in Dental Medicine explores the use of digital tools in dentistry, including their evolution as well as evidence-based research on the benefits of technological tools versus non-digital occlusal indicators. Comprised of current research on clinical applications and technologies, this publication is ideal for use by clinicians, educators, and upper-level students in dentistry.
Categories: Medical

Gamification Concepts Methodologies Tools and Applications

Gamification  Concepts  Methodologies  Tools  and Applications

This work was previously published in Assistive Technology Research, Practice, and Theory edited by Boaventura DaCosta and Soonhwa Seok, pages 99-126, copyright year 2014 by Medical Information Science Reference (an imprint of IGI ...

Author: Management Association, Information Resources

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781466682016

Category: Computers

Page: 2211

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Serious games provide a unique opportunity to engage students more fully than traditional teaching approaches. Understanding the best way to utilize games and play in an educational setting is imperative for effectual learning in the twenty-first century. Gamification: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications investigates the use of games in education, both inside and outside of the classroom, and how this field once thought to be detrimental to student learning can be used to augment more formal models. This four-volume reference work is a premier source for educators, administrators, software designers, and all stakeholders in all levels of education.
Categories: Computers

Exploring Implicit Cognition Learning Memory and Social Cognitive Processes

Exploring Implicit Cognition  Learning  Memory  and Social Cognitive Processes

In B. DaCosta & S. Seok (Eds.), Assistive technology research, practice, and theory (pp. 144–159). Hershey, PA: Medical Information Science Reference; 10.4018/978-1-46665015-2.ch010 Johnson, R. D., De Ridder, D., & Gillett, G. (2014).

Author: Jin, Zheng

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781466666009

Category: Psychology

Page: 337

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While widely studied, the capacity of the human mind remains largely unexplored. As such, researchers are continually seeking ways to understand the brain, its function, and its impact on human behavior. Exploring Implicit Cognition: Learning, Memory, and Social Cognitive Processes explores research surrounding the ways in which an individual’s unconscious is able to influence and impact that person’s behavior without their awareness. Focusing on topics pertaining to social cognition and the unconscious process, this title is ideal for use by students, researchers, psychologists, and academicians interested in the latest insights into implicit cognition.
Categories: Psychology