Book Chapter

Understanding and Mapping Digital Literacy for Students with Disability

Emily H White, Masa Pavlovic, Shiralee Poed

Understanding Students with Additional Needs as Learners | Springer International Publishing | Published : 2020

Abstract

Digital literacy capability is important for all students, particularly for those with disability, as it can enable access to learning. The challenges in understanding what this capability means for students with disability, and how their learning in this area progresses, has created difficulties for teachers in supporting these students to become digitally literate. To address this challenge, this study sought to define the construct of digital literacy for students with primarily intellectual disability, with the aim of developing an assessment of digital literacy capability. By incorporating the knowledge of those with subject matter expertise, such as experienced specialist teachers, and..

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