Expanded captions are designed to enhance the educational value by linking unfamiliar words to one of three types of information: vocabulary definitions, labeled illustrations, or concept maps. This study investigated the effects of expanded captions versus standard captions on the comprehension of educational video materials on DVD by secondary students who are deaf or hard of hearing. Participants were assigned randomly to two groups, with each group experiencing both conditions in counterbalanced order.
CTL's collection of rugged Chromebook laptops, monitors and tablets, including features such as plastic bumpers, reinforced ports, water-resistant keyboards, non-slip textures and carrying handles.
AudioNote combines the functionality of a notepad and voice recorder to create a powerful tool that will save you time while improving the quality of your notes.
Sign 4 Me is an app that provides sign language instruction in 3D. The 3D character can be zoomed in or out and rotated to give the user various vantage points for every sign. The library includes more than 11,500 words. Users can type in sentences, phrases, words and the alphabet and use controls to speed up or slow down signing. This product is intended for the beginning learner or anyone with an interest in learning signs.
MovieCaptioner is an easy-to-use video captioning software that will help even a total novice to make their videos accessible to deaf and hearing impaired students. In short, if you can type, you can use MovieCaptioner. It can export many formats, including embedded QT captions, YouTube captions, and captions for DVDs and broadcast TV.
Reading Horizons Discovery curriculum and software is aligned to the National Reading Panel's findings for effective reading instruction. The Reading Horizons Discovery® Software uses a series of assessments to individualize student instruction and track progress. Assessment and lesson performance data can be reviewed by teachers and administrators through the administration system.
The touch monitors come in two sizes, 15" and 17". They feature IntelliTouch SAW (Surface Acoustic Wave) technology, which means you can operate them with your finger, a stylus or a pointing device.
The ELO LCD touch monitors are available in three sizes: 15”, 17” and the new 19” model. The flat panel comes with a removable tilt base with a VESA mounting option. Impervious to liquid spills and splashes, humidity and wash down, these screens are the most contamination resistant available. Drift free operation for a lifetime of 35 million finger touches.
Stages is a seven-level developmental framework that describes a learner's cognitive and language abilities. Stages helps schools comply with alternate assessment mandates by providing an accessible way to assess learners with special needs. Stages also serves as a selection guide for curriculum activities (including both software and off-computer activities). The sequence of seven Stages is based on the work of Madalaine Pugliese, a nationally recognized authority in the fields of assistive and instructional technologies.