CIDDL Research and Practice Briefs is a series of brief reports on research and practice regarding the innovative use of technology in special education, early childhood, related services personnel preparation and leadership personnel preparation programs as well as K-12 educational settings. For each brief, experts or practitioners in the field will be invited to discuss their research and practice on innovative use of technology. In addition, experts and practitioners will share their insights into opportunities and challenges about transferring and applying research and practice into teacher or leadership preparation programs. This series aims to spark conversations and provides an avenue for enhancing professional networking among experts and emergent scholars in the field.

Simulation Technology to Bridge the Gap from College to Classroom

By info@ciddl.org | February 17, 2022
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Simulation Technology to Bridge the Gap from College to Classroom Guest Expert: Dr. Lisa Dieker About Dr. Dieker The guest expert of this CIDDL Research and Practice Brief is Dr. Lisa Dieker. Dr. Dieker is a Pegasus Professor and Lockheed…

Preparing Preservice Teachers to Address Ableism Through Social Media

By info@ciddl.org | January 19, 2022
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Preparing Preservice Teachers to Address Ableism Through Social Media Guest Expert: Dr. Jen Newton About Dr. Newton The guest expert of this CIDDL Research and Practice Brief is Dr. Jen Newton. Dr. Newton is an assistant professor in Special Education…

Assistive Technology and Universal Design for Learning: Past Lessons and Future Opportunities

By info@ciddl.org | December 14, 2021
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Assistive Technology and Universal Design for Learning: Past Lessons and Future Opportunities Guest Expert: Dr. Dave Edyburn About Dr. Edyburn The guest expert of this CIDDL Research and Practice Brief is Dr. Dave Edyburn. Dr. Edyburn is is Senior Research…

Preparing Preservice Teachers To Be UDL Designers

By info@ciddl.org | November 9, 2021
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Preparing Preservice Teachers To Be UDL Designers Guest Expert: Dr. Eric Moore About Dr. Moore The guest expert of this CIDDL Research and Practice Brief is Dr. Eric Moore. Dr. Moore is the Director of Learning Technology at the Kennedy…

Supporting Teachers And Their Students Through Content Acquisition Podcasts

By info@ciddl.org | October 5, 2021
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Supporting Teachers And Their Students Through Content Acquisition Podcasts Guest Expert: Dr. Michael Kennedy About Dr. Kennedy The guest expert of this CIDDL Research and Practice Brief is Dr. Michael Kennedy. Dr. Kennedy is an associate professor in the Department…

Intersection Of Social Justice And Educational Technology In Teacher Preparation

By info@ciddl.org | September 6, 2021
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Intersection Of Social Justice And Educational Technology In Teacher Preparation Guest Expert: Dr. David Marcovitz About Dr. Marcovitz The guest expert of this CIDDL Research and Practice Brief is Dr. David Marcovitz. Dr. Marcovitz is a Professor of Educational Technology and…

Placing Universal Design For Learning At The Heart Of Instructional Design

By info@ciddl.org | August 3, 2021
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Placing Universal Design For Learning At The Heart Of Instructional Design Guest Expert: Dr. Kavita Rao About Dr. Rao The guest expert of this CIDDL Research and Practice Brief is Dr. Kavita Rao. Dr. Kavita Rao is a professor in the…

Creating System-Wide Change For The Provision Of Accessible Educational Materials

By info@ciddl.org | July 14, 2021
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Creating System-Wide Change For The Provision Of Accessible Educational Materials Guest Expert: Cynthia Curry About Cynthia Curry The guest expert of this CIDDL Research and Practice Brief is Cynthia Curry. Cynthia Curry is the Director of Technical Assistance and Program Director…

Using UDL And Technology For Enhancing Instruction

By info@ciddl.org | June 16, 2021
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Using UDL And Technology For Enhancing Instruction Guest Expert: Dr. Loui Lord Nelson About Dr. Nelson The guest expert of this CIDDL Research and Practice Brief is Dr. Loui Lord Nelson. Dr. Nelson is an author, UDL consultant, and host…

Emerging Technology For Teaching And Learning Sign Language

By info@ciddl.org | May 30, 2021
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Emerging Technology For Teaching And Learning Sign Language Guest Expert: Dr. Lorna Quandt About Dr. Quandt The guest expert of this CIDDL Research and Practice Brief is Dr. Lorna Quandt, who is an Assistant Professor in the Ph.D. in Educational…

Micro-Credentials: Personalized Professional Development

By info@ciddl.org | May 18, 2021
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Micro-Credentials: Personalized Professional Development Guest Expert: Dr. Richard Allen Carter, Jr. About Dr. Carter The guest expert of this CIDDL Research and Practice Brief is Dr. Richard Allen Carter, Jr., an assistant professor at the University of Wyoming (UW). Dr. Carter…