Effects of multimedia vocabulary instruction on adolescents with learning disabilities.

  title={Effects of multimedia vocabulary instruction on adolescents with learning disabilities.},
  author={Michael J. Kennedy and Donald D. Deshler and John Wills Lloyd},
  journal={Journal of learning disabilities},
  volume={48 1},
The purpose of this experimental study is to investigate the effects of using content acquisition podcasts (CAPs), an example of instructional technology, to provide vocabulary instruction to adolescents with and without learning disabilities (LD). A total of 279 urban high school students, including 30 with LD in an area related to reading, were randomly assigned to one of four experimental conditions with instruction occurring at individual computer terminals over a 3-week period. Each of the… CONTINUE READING


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