Educational technology is the use of both physical hardware, software, and educational theoretic to facilitate learning and improving performance by creating, using, and managing appropriate technological processes and resources.


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English spelling is not easy and is full of many spelling irregularities. The word GHOTI is a constructed example word used to illustrate these irregularities, since the official pronunciation of the word is counter-intuitive and is pronounced like the word “fish”. Ghotit was founded by people with dyslexia. Ghotit’s mission is to improve the overall quality of life of a person with dyslexia. Ghotit is not a treatment for dyslexia.

Supportive Writing Technology

Computer programs and systems are now available to support people who have writing difficulties. These include spellcheckers, word predictors, talking wordprocessors and portable writing aids. This book is intended to introduce these tools and help parents, teachers and writers choose the most suitable system. This downloadable book begins by highlighting the writers who would benefit from using supportive writing technology and outlines the various approaches which can be used to help them. This leads into a detailed description of the various features of the programs under consideration.

Special Education Technology, British Columbia (SET-BC)

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SET-BC works in partnership with BC School Districts and Group I and II Independent Schools in building their capacity to use technology to support the diverse needs of their K-12 students. SET-BC was established in 1989 to provide assistive technology services for students with physical disabilities. Our program has grown and evolved over the years to meet the changing needs of BC school districts.

Technologies for education

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In education, instructional technology is "the theory and practice of design, development, utilization, management, and evaluation of processes and resources for learning," according to the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) Definitions and Terminology Committee. Instructional technology is often referred to as a part of educational technology but the use of these terms has changed over the years.

Information technology for learning, education and training -- Language accessibility and human interface equivalencies (HIEs) in e-learning applications -- Part 1: Framework and reference model for semantic interoperability

ISO/IEC 20016-1:2014 states the principles, rules and metadata elements for specifying language accessibility and Human Interface Equivalents (HIEs) in e-learning environments. It is structured to be able to support the requirements of applicable jurisdictional domains and in particular that of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.