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A picture showing Cizzle guest chef Dr. Kennedy and CIDDL host Christine talking about the Journal of Special Education Technology
21 Oct

CIDDL Cizzles #8

  • 07:00 pm
  • Virginia (Virtual)

For this CIDDL Cizzle event, Dr. Michael Kennedy discussed the Journal of Special Education Technology (JSET) while making homemade pizzas. If you missed the live presentation you can watch it by clicking the "Join Us" button below. Voting for Katie is now open. The voting will end November 5 at 7:00 pm EDT when another chef will try to top Micheal's dish!

The guest expert of this CIDDL Research and Practice Brief is Dr. Michael Kennedy. Dr. Kennedy is an associate professor in the Department of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Virginia and head of the Supporting Teachers through Coaching, Observations and Multimedia to Educate Students with Disabilities (STORMED) lab. His work focuses on the use of multimedia instruction, especially through the use of Content Acquisition Podcasts (CAPs), to enhance learning. Dr. Kennedy has done extensive research into how CAPs can be implemented to support preservice teacher education and professional development to support teacher uptake of evidence-based practices. In addition, Dr. Kennedy has investigated the use of student versions of CAPs to support vocabulary learning for students in STEM classrooms.

An Image of Dr. Michael Kennedy

"We aim to bring together leaders in technology and special education in an expanding human and digital network that allows users to connect, share, learn, develop, ignite, and sustain innovative practices that support all students." —Jose Blackorby, CAST

"We aim to bring together leaders in technology and special education in an expanding human and digital network that allows users to connect, share, learn, develop, ignite, and sustain innovative practices that support all students." —Jose Blackorby, CAST