Mortimore, T and Pilling, M (2016) The Dyslexia-Apps Project. Mirandanet.
This small scale case study explored the impact on two dyslexic year 10 students of selecting and using a number of apps alongside the levels of knowledge and apps use among their peers. Lessons for schools considering apps use are drawn from the intervention.
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|Keywords:||apps, dyslexia, technology, literacy|
|Subjects:||L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
|Divisions:||Institute for Education|
|Date Deposited:||07 Mar 2016 15:56|
|Last Modified:||07 Mar 2016 15:56|
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|Research Dimensions:||The study was aimed to comprise a pilot for a larger project exploring the use of apps with vulnerable learners such as those with dyslexia.|
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