UNESCO Discusses Artificial Intelligence

By Samantha Goldman | September 19, 2023
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September 4-7, 2023, UNESCO held their first Digital Learning Week in Paris, where the foci were digital learning platforms and generative AI.

Teaching Teachers to Teach Online Still Matters

By Samantha Goldman | September 12, 2023
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The concept of online teaching was foreign to many K-12 educators prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now that brick-and-mortar schools have returned to a status-quo, does that mean that the need to prepare teachers for the online and hybrid environment has passed?

Creating Active Engagement in Your Teacher Preparation Programs Through CIDDL Resources

By Samantha Goldman | September 5, 2023
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In a previous blog post, we explored ways you could utilize the plethora of resources on the CIDDL website to support pre-service teacher education courses. In this blog post, we will explore how faculty can use the CIDDL resources to increase their own capacity to use technology in their practice.

Cracking the Code: Students with Disabilities in the Computer Sciences 

By Nick Hoekstra | August 29, 2023
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Although it is interesting to consider how these technologies benefit students with disabilities, it is even more interesting to consider if students with disabilities are being prepared to work in these very same fields.

CIDDList: Back-to-School Checklist for Technology in Teacher Preparation Courses

By Samantha Goldman | August 21, 2023
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It’s hard to believe that the Fall 2023 semester is upon us. Last year, we published a series of blogs dedicated to preparing for the fall semester. Knowing that technology is ever changing, we have curated a list to help guide you in your thought process around technology in your teacher preparation program.

Results from the CIDDL Needs Assessment: How Can CIDDL Help?

By Samantha Goldman | August 14, 2023
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The final question guiding our needs assessment was “how can CIDDL be most responsive to their needs?”. To answer this question, data were analyzed from the 77 higher education participants.

Empowering Special Education Faculty: Navigating the AI Landscape in Higher Education for 2023-2024.

By James Basham | August 11, 2023
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The CIDDL team wanted to provide you with some thoughts on the growth and adoption of Artificial Intelligence (AI) as we begin the 2023-2024 academic year.

Results from the CIDDL Needs Assessment: Are Faculty and their Institutions Digitally Ready?

By Samantha Goldman | August 7, 2023
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In the spring of 2023, CIDDL conducted a needs assessment to determine how we can best support faculty, as per our mission statement.

Results from the CIDDL Needs Assessment: Are Recent Graduates Prepared to Use Technology?

By Samantha Goldman | July 31, 2023
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In the spring of 2023, CIDDL conducted a needs assessment to determine how we can best support faculty, as per our mission statement.