of audio texts on the acquisition of secondary-level content by students with mild disabilities

This quantitative research study investigated the impact of CD-ROM Daisy audio textbooks with advanced navigational capabilities on the learning of students with mild disabilities in grades 9-12. Students who used the audiobooks outperformed peers reading traditional textbooks on a posttest of content learning.

Author: 
Boyle, E. A., Rosenberg, M. S., Connelly, V. J., Washburn, S. G., Brinckerhoff, L. C., & Banerjee, M.
Year: 
2003
Source: 
Learning Disability Quarterly, 26(3), 203-214
Type: 
Related Research
Content Area: 
reading
Grade Level: 
secondary
IDEA Disability Category: 
autism
emotional disturbance
major-other health impairment
specific learning disability
speech or language impairment
Instructional Support: 
multimedia products and projects
multiple formats of text and notation
Text-Embedded Prompts: 
audio recorded prompts