Interactive learning technology holds great promise for improving the education of deaf children. This book is based on a NATO workshop held in the Netherlands in June 1991 which brought together experts in the fields ofdeaf education and interactive learning technology to discuss ideas and research results and plan future collaboration. The...
Interactive learning technology holds great promise for improving the education of deaf children. This book is based on a NATO workshop held in the Netherlands in June 1991
which brought together experts in the fields ofdeaf education and interactive learning technology to discuss ideas and research results and plan future collaboration.
The book is part of the NATOSpecial Programme on Advanced
The book is divided into three main parts:
- Language: Storage and retrieval systems. Inall approaches to deaf education, the development of literacy is a majorgoal. The development and implementation of innovative learning technology must be integrated with current approaches and strategies.
- Oral communication. Training devices may be used to improve speech production, speech reading, and the use of residual hearing.
- Sign language and manual communication. Interactive learning devices are needed which can be employed by both deaf and hearing persons to acquire sign language.
Design and Evaluation of Interactive Instruction as a Communicative Dialogue.- The Use of an Individual Word-Base in a Classroom Environment.- Multimodality: a Theoretical Argument for Multimedia Interactive Learning.- Deaf Children Learning in a Multimedial Environment.- A Multimodality and Multimedia Approach to Language, Discourse, and Literacy Development.- Linguistic and Educational Principles of the Computer Aided Language Learning Software A.D.A.M. & E.V.E.- Grammar in a Visual Mode: an Alternative for Hearing- Impaired Children?.- Computer Interactive Techniques in Training and Evaluation of Communication Skills.- Design and Evaluation of Interactive Training Programs for Speech Reading and Hearing Skills (ISEG) for Children and Adolescents with a Profound Hearing Impairment.- ALLAO - an Interactive Videodisc for Teaching Lipreading.- Voice and Intonation - Analysis, Presentation and Training.- Teaching Intonation to Deaf Persons through Visual Displays.- Conceptual and Technical Considerations in Developing Visual Aids for Speech Training.- Sprach - Farbbild - Transformation (SFT): the Conversion of Sound to Coloured Light as a Visual Aid in Speech Therapy.- The Development and Application of the IBM SpeechViewer.- Multimedia Dictionary of American Sign Language.- A Computer Dictionary for Subject Specific Signs.- Machine Recognition of Human Gestures.- A Multi-Media System for the Teaching of Sign Language.- Glossary for the Deaf - A Laservision Sign Language Dictionary.- Interactive Introduction of the Logical Bases of a Communication System.