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2018 Reading, Literacy & Learning Virtual Conference

T32 - Multimedia in the Classroom: Considerations for Students With Reading Disabilities

Oct 25, 2018 3:30pm ‐ Oct 25, 2018 4:30pm

Standard: $20.00


Multimedia refers to multiple forms of media (e.g., text, images, and audio). Multimedia learning environments are commonplace in schools and colleges. However, it is currently unknown how students with reading deficits compare with their peers in these multimedia instructional environments. In this presentation, we review our findings from three studies investigating how multimedia formats affect the learning of students with reading deficits and conclude with recommendations for improving students’ learning in multimedia environments.

Learning Objectives:

  • ADULT: Discover the issues related to post-secondary language instruction for students with dyslexia and related language learning disabilities
  • ADULT: Examine research findings and implications for practice relevant to adults with dyslexia.
  • ASSESSMENT: Examine language/learning assessment process and practices for students with learning disabilities/dyslexia.
  • RESEARCH: Examine research findings and implications for practice relevant to students with dyslexia and other language learning disabilities.
  • TEACHING/INSTRUCTION/INTERVENTION: Identify effective practices and speech/language strategies for reading, written language, math and content area instruction.

Disclosure:  Sunjung Kim, Linda J. Lombardino, and Rebecca Wiseheart have no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose.


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