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Technology as a Support for Literacy Achievements for Children at Risk.

Author: Adina Shamir; Ofra Korat
Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer, 2012.
Series: Literacy studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presenting cutting-edge studies from various countries into the theoretical and practical issues surrounding the literacy acquisition of at-risk children, this volume focuses specifically on the utility of technology in supporting and advancing literacy among the relevant populations. These include a range of at-risk groups such as those with learning disabilities, low socioeconomic status, and minority ethnicity.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Adina Shamir; Ofra Korat
ISBN: 9789400751194 9400751192 9789400751187 9400751184 9781283865623 1283865629
OCLC Number: 823383486
Description: 1 online resource (230 pages).
Contents: Introduction: Technology as a Support for Literacy Achievements for Children at Risk by Adina Shamir and Ofra Korat .-Early Childhood 1. Effects of an Adaptive Game on Early Literacy Skills in At Risk Populations by Adriana G. Bus and Cornelia A.T. Kegel .- 2. Giving All Children a Good Start: The Effects of an Embedded Multimedia Intervention for Narrowing the Vocabulary Gap Before Kindergarten by Susan B. Neuman .- 3. Video Storybooks - A Way to Empower Children at Risk by Maria T. de Jong and Marian J.A. J. Verhallen .- 4. Print to Pixel: Foundations of an E-Book Instructional Model in Early Literacy by Kathleen Roskos and Karen Burstein .- 5. What Can Better Support Low SES Children's Emergent Reading? Reading E-Books and Printed Books with and without Adult Mediation by Ora-Segal Drori, Ofra Korat and Pnina S. Klein .- 6.The Effects of Multimedia on Early Literacy Development of Children at Risk: A Meta-Analysis by Victor van Daal and Jenny Miglis Sandvik .- School Children 7. Teachers' Use of Assessment to Instruction (A2i) Software and Third Graders' Reading Comprehension Gains by C.M. Connor, B. Fishman, E. Crowe, P. Underwood, C. Schatschneider and F. Morrison .- 8. An Online Learning Community as Support for A1- Risk Students' Literacy Growth-Findings, Implications, and Challenges by William H. Teale, Katie Lyons, Linda Gambrell, Nina Zolt, Rebecca Olien and Donald J. Leu .- 9. Stimulating Self-regulated Learning in Hypermedia to Support Mathematical Literacy of Lower-achieving Students by Bracha Kramarski .- Special Educational Needs 10. Promoting Emergent Literacy of Children at Risk for Learning Disabilities: Do E-books Make a Difference? By Adina Shamir, Ofra Korat and Renat Fellah .- 11. Early Literacy Interventions using ICT in Children with SLI by Eliane Segers and Anna M. T. Bosman .- 12. Making a Difference: Using Laptops as a Support for Spelling Improvement among Students with Learning Disability by Sigal Eden, Adina Shamir and Maayan Fershtman .- 13. Nonliteral Comprehension Deficits in Children with Learning Disabilities: Implications of Brain Imaging Technology by Nira Mashal .- 14. Use of Technology for Literacy Acquisition among Children with Communication Difficulties by Orit E. Hetzroni
Series Title: Literacy studies.

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Arguing that literacy is crucial for integration into modern society, this book focuses on the uses of technology in supporting and advancing literacy in at-risk groups such as those with learning  Read more...

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