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We, as a national center, aim to provide resources encouraging innovation across the field that supports, advances, and/or investigates the use of educational technology in higher education and birth through 21 learning environments. Check out this post to read more about Research within the CIDDL framework.

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Assistive Technology and UDL: Past Lessons and Future Opportunities

Author: Nicholas Jay Hoekstra; info@ciddl.org In the December 2021 CIDDL Research and Practice Brief, we interview Dr. Dave Edyburn. Dr. Edyburn is Senior Research Scientist and Professor Emeritus in the …

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Range of Use for Educational Technologies: Why It Matters to Teacher Education

Author: Ling Zhang; Samantha Goldman; info@ciddl.org Are you aligning technology use and learning goals in your classrooms? Are you thinking critically about what tools students are gaining familiarity with through …

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Offering FAPE in Online Settings: Implications for Teacher Education

Author: Samantha Goldman; info@ciddl.org At the December Affinity Group “Evolving Roles and Experiences in Virtual Classroom: Implications for Teacher Preparation”, we explored how higher education faculty members learn about and …

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Assisting Teachers in Understanding Assistive Technology: What Recent Research Says

Author: Nicholas Jay Hoekstra; info@ciddl.org The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (2004) defines assistive technology (AT) as “any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether acquired commercially off the …

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An Investment in Teachers’ Skills is an Investment in Digital Technology Use

Author: James Rujimora; info@ciddl.org As COVID-19 continues to affect our society, specifically our education systems, teachers are increasingly asked to integrate digital technology in the classroom. The merits of technology …