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This study examined whether the iPad and associated apps facilitates therapy with adults, and how it can be successfully integrated into speech-language pathology. Of the 28 participants in the study, 16 were clinicians and 12 were students in the MSc. Speech-Language Pathology program at the...
The iPad is a relatively new technological device with many features that make it a useful tool for speech and language assessment and intervention. As iPads are becoming more prevalent in settings where speech and language services occur, and little evidence exists to guide their effective use,...
Education has been significantly affected by the emergence of new technologies. Appropriate implementation of technology in education can facilitate teaching and learning, increase student engagement and participation, and elevate student achievement. A major practice of technology integration in...
Recent advancements in mobile technology and increased use of mobile devices are influencing service delivery in healthcare settings, including the field of speech-language pathology. Although limited research exists in this area, an increasing number of speech-language pathologists (SLPs) have...
Roving Reference with iPads: a study of the use of iPads as technological support and service assessmentDownload
Abstract: Libraries continue to put effort into providing on-line and self-serve access to materials to reflect changing technological possibilities and expectations. Online solutions work for offsite and internet connected patrons but many patrons still physically work in library space, may not...
Roving Reference with iPads: a study of the use of iPads as technological support and service assessment [presentation slides]Download
Presentation slides for paper presented at World Library and Information Congress : 77th IFLA General Conference and Assembly 13-18 August 2011, San Juan, Puerto Rico. Conference Session 197:Innovative information services in the digital environment. Hosted by Reference and Information Services...
Background Mobile devices are increasingly being used for data collection in research. However, many researchers do not have experience in collecting data electronically. Hence, the purpose of this short report was to identify issues that emerged in a study that incorporated electronic capture of...
The rapid growth of mobile technology within society is changing service delivery in health care settings, including speech and language services. Despite limited research in this area, use of mobile devices as a clinical tool continues to grow. This study documents speech-language pathologists’...
This project focused on knowledge-translation through the development of educational tools to support parents in using apps in ways that encourage interaction and language use. Best practice principles related to early language learning were used to guide the development of resources. The goal of...
Technology use in assessment and intervention in speech-language pathology is an area of rapid growth. Decisions about what type of device to use should be evidence based and take into account best practice principles (BPPs) within speech-language pathology. This study explored the benefits and...