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    Dalton & Proctor, 2007

    As reading content in a digital format becomes more important, a question emerges: how can digital reading environments be created to support all students? Here Dalton and Proctor discuss the variety of supports that could be included in designing a “Universal Literacy Environment” for students “in the margins”. In particular, they focus on how to help build learners’ comprehension.

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    Proctor, Dalton & Grisham, 2007

    Today teachers are charged with including all students in literacy instruction, even those who have previously struggled in traditional school environments. One group that has struggled in the past is English Language Learners (ELLs). Here Proctor, Dalton, and Grisham discuss a 4-week study that used supported digital text to assist ELLs with reading comprehension. They found that embedding features did help promote learners’ use of comprehension strategies.

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    David Rose, et al. (Eds), 2006

    Editors David Rose and Anne Meyer bring together a collection of articles on the practical, classroom dimensions of the UDL revolution in education. Universal Design for Learning (UDL) stands at the forefront of contemporary efforts ...

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    Rose, et al., 2006

    Universal Design for Learning (UDL) has traditionally been thought of as a K-12 initiative. However, it can also be implemented at the postsecondary level. In this paper the teaching staff of T-560: Meeting the Challenge of Individual Differences, a course at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, discuss their experiences implementing UDL in their course. It also includes specific examples from their class.

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    Samantha Daley, et al., 2014

    Technology makes possible abundant new opportunities to capture and display data in online learning environments. We describe here an example of using these opportunities to improve students' use of the rich supports available in online ...

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    Andrew I. Hashey, et al., 2014

    As online learning opportunities continue to spread—31 states now offer full-time virtual schooling, serving 275,000 students—educators need to make choices about how best to reach and teach all of their students. As in traditional ...

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    Joanne Karger et al., 2014

    This article summarizes the key legal and policy issues associated with the provision of digital learning materials to students with text-related disabilities, including dyslexia. These issues include the challenges posed by digital text ...

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    Patti Kelly Ralabate, et al., 2014

    Speech language pathologists (SLPs) working in inclusive classrooms bring a different orientation toward developing student goals and delivering language instruction than do general education classroom teachers. It is critical for SLPs ...

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    Peggy Coyne, et al., 2014

    This article describes the development and promise of the Read-with-Me eBooks (RWM), a free website that provides a curriculum for professional development focused on the use of digital storybooks to advance the literacy skills of ...

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    Yvonne Domings, et al., 2014

    The authors discuss ways that the Universal Design for Learning principles and guidelines help educators move beyond just providing access to content, enabling us to instead move toward providing access to quality learning experience ...