The following is a list of recent publications organized by topic. Some works may appear in more than one topic.

Assistive Technology and Employment

Mendelsohn, S., Edyburn, D., Rust, K.L., Schwanke, T., & Smith, R.O. (2008). A critical analysis of legal and policy issues associated with assistive technology outcomes and employment for individuals with disabilities. Assistive Technology, 20, 139-148. pdf

Assistive Technology and Learning

Gardner, J.E., & Edyburn, D.L. (Eds.) (2009). Readings in special education technology: Assistive technology for young children. Arlington, VA: Council for Exceptional Children. info

Edyburn, D.L. (2008). A new paradigm for instructional materials. Journal of Special Education Technology, 23(4), 62-65. pdf

Edyburn, D.L. (2006). Cognitive prostheses for students with mild disabilities: Is this what assistive technology looks like? Journal of Special Education Technology, 21(4), 62-65. pdf

Edyburn, D.L. (2006). Re-examining the role of assistive technology in learning. Closing the Gap. 25(5), 10-11, 26. pdf

Edyburn, D.L. (2005). Technology enhanced performance. Special Education Technology Practice, 7(2), 16-25. pdf

Edyburn, D.L. (2003). Rethinking assistive technology. Special Education Technology Practice, 5(4), 16-22. pdf

Assistive Technology and Students with Mild Disabilities

Edyburn, D.L. (2006). Cognitive prostheses for students with mild disabilities: Is this what assistive technology looks like? Journal of Special Education Technology, 21(4), 62-65. pdf

Edyburn, D.L. (2005). Assistive technology and students with mild disabilities: From consideration to outcome measurement. In D.L. Edyburn, K. Higgins, & R. Boone (Eds.). (2005). Handbook of special education technology research and practice (pp. 239-270). Whitefish Bay, WI: Knowledge by Design.

Edyburn, D.L. (2003). Assistive technology resources for students with mild disabilities. Exceptional Parent, 33(10), 62-63, 66-67. html

Edyburn, D.L. (2000). Assistive technology and mild disabilities. Focus on Exceptional Children, 32(9), 1-24.

Assistive Technology Consideration

Edyburn, D.L. (2008). Assistive technology consideration. Special Education Technology Practice, 10(1), 16-18. pdf

Edyburn, D.L. (2002). Assistive technology and the IEP. Special Education Technology Practice, 4(3), 15-21. pdf

Assistive Technology Outcomes

Edyburn, D.L. (2008). Measuring assistive technology outcomes in education: Theory and practice. In P. Parette, G., Peterson-Karlan, & R. Ringlaben (Editors), Research-based and emerging practices in developmental disabilities (pp. 395-413). Austin, TX: ProEd.

Fennema-Jansen, S., Edyburn, D.L., Smith, R.O., Wilson, S., & Binion, M. (2007). Developing a statewide system for providing and assessing outcomes of assistive technology. Journal of Special Education Technology, 22(1), 41-56. pdf

Edyburn, D.L. (2006). Searching for evidence of the effectiveness of assistive or instructional technology interventions. Journal of Special Education Technology, 21(2), 74-78. pdf

Edyburn, D.L. (2006). Failure is not an option: Collecting, reviewing, and acting on evidence for using technology to enhance academic performance. Learning and Leading With Technology, 34(1), 20-23. pdf

Edyburn, D.L. (2006). Evaluating academic performance: With and without technology. MACUL Journal, 26(4), 26-27, 48. pdf

Edyburn, D.L. (2006). What’s new about assistive technology outcomes in education? Technology Special Interest Section Quarterly, 16(2), 1-4. pdf

Edyburn, D., Fennema-Jansen, S., Hariharan, P., & Smith, R. (2005). Assistive technology outcomes: Implementation strategies for collecting data in the schools. Assistive Technology Outcomes and Benefits, 2(1), Electronic Journal. html

Edyburn, D.L., & Smith, R.O. (2004). Creating an assistive technology outcome measurement system: Validating the components. Assistive Technology Outcomes and Benefits, 1(1). Electronic Journal. html

Edyburn, D.L. (2004). Measuring assistive technology outcomes in reading (Associate Editor's column). Journal of Special Education Technology, 19(1), 60-64. html pdf

Edyburn, D.L. (2003). Measuring assistive technology outcomes in mathematics. Journal of Special Education Technology, 18(4), 76-79. pdf

Edyburn, D.L. (2003). Measuring assistive technology outcomes in writing. Journal of Special Education Technology, 18(2), 60-64. html pdf

Edyburn, D.L. (2003). Measuring assistive technology outcomes: Key concepts. Journal of Special Education Technology, 18(1), 53-55. html pdf

Denham, A., Bennett, D.E., Edyburn, D.L., Lahm, E.A., & Kleinert, H.L. (2001). Implementing technology to demonstrate higher levels of learning. In H.L. Kleinert & J.F. Kearns (Eds.), Alternative assessment: Measuring outcomes and supports for students with disabilities (pp. 148-154). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.

Assistive Technology Teams

Edyburn, D. (2007). Assistive technology team tools. Special Education Technology Practice, 9(2), 16-20. pdf

Assessment

Edyburn, D.L. (2013). The new common core state standards assessments: Building awareness for assistive technology specialists. Closing the Gap, (Dec/Jan), 32(5), 4-8. pdf

Evidence-based Practice

Edyburn, D.L. (2013). Critical issues in advancing the special education technology evidence-base. Exceptional Children, 80(1), 7-24.

Edyburn, D.L. (2010). The use of meta-analysis to inform instruction decisions about interventions that enhance student achievement. Journal of Special Education Technology, 25(4), 61-64. pdf

Edyburn, D.L. (2010). Understanding the quality of the science supporting the special education technology evidence base. Journal of Special Education Technology, 25(1), 63-68. pdf

Futures

Edyburn, D.L. (2013). Critical issues in advancing the special education technology evidence-base. Exceptional Children, 80(1), 7-24.

Edyburn, D.L. (2007). Understanding current and emerging technology trends. Journal of Special Education Technology, 22(2),65-67. pdf

Edyburn, D.L. (2007). Understanding the future of special education technology. Journal of Special Education Technology, 22(1), 62-63. pdf

Edyburn, D.L. (2004). Assisted learning: How assistive technologies developed for people with disabilities will affect learning for everyone. Threshold, 2(2), 22-25. pdf

Historical

Edyburn, D.L. (2009). Hindsight, understanding what we got wrong, and changing directions. Journal of Special Education Technology, 24(1), 61-64. pdf

Blackhurst, A.E., & Edyburn, D.L. (2000). A brief history of special education technology. Special Education Technology Practice, 2(1), 21-35. pdf

Reading

Gardner, J.E., & Edyburn, D.L. (Eds.) (2009). Readings in special education technology: Literacy and assistive technology. Arlington, VA: Council for Exceptional Children. info

Edyburn, D.L. (2007). Technology enhanced reading performance: Defining a research agenda. Reading Research Quarterly, 42(1), 146-152. pdf

Edyburn, D.L. (2004). Measuring assistive technology outcomes in reading (Associate Editor's column). Journal of Special Education Technology, 19(1), 60-64. html pdf

Edyburn, D.L. (2003). Learning from text. Special Education Technology Practice, 5(2), 16-27. pdf

Edyburn, D.L. (2003). Reading difficulties in the general education classroom: A taxonomy of text modification strategies. Closing the Gap, 21(6), 1, 10-13, 31. pdf

Edyburn, D.L. (2002). Cognitive rescaling strategies: Interventions that alter the cognitive accessibility of text. Closing the Gap, April/May, 1, 10-11, 21. pdf

Research: What Have We Learned Lately? (Annual Literature Review)

Edyburn, D.L. (2011). Some of the best: Advances in special education technology research. Closing the Gap, 29(6), 30-33. pdf

Edyburn, D.L. (2004). 2003 in review: A synthesis of the special education technology literature. Journal of Special Education Technology, 19(4), 57-80. html pdf

Edyburn, D.L. (2003). 2002 in review: A synthesis of the special education technology literature. Journal of Special Education Technology, 18(3), 5-28. pdf

Edyburn, D.L. (2002). 2001 in review: A synthesis of the special education technology literature. Journal of Special Education Technology, 17(2), 5-24. pdf

Edyburn, D.L. (2001). 2000 in review: A synthesis of the special education technology literature. Journal of Special Education Technology, 16(2), 5-25. html

Edyburn, D.L. (2000). 1999 in review: A synthesis of the special education technology literature. Journal of Special Education Technology, 15(1), 7-18. html

Research: Methods/Productivity

Edyburn, D.L. (2009). Using research to inform practice. Special Education Technology Practice, 11(5), 21-28. pdf

Edyburn, D.L., & Basham, J. (2008). Collecting and coding observational data. Journal of Special Education Technology, 23(2), 56-60. pdf

Edyburn, D.L. (2008). Understanding what works and doing what works. Journal of Special Education Technology, 23(1), 59-62. pdf

Gersten, R., & Edyburn, D. (2007). Enhancing the evidence base of special education technology research: Defining special education technology research quality indicators. Journal of Special Education Technology, 22(3), 3-18. pdf

Edyburn, D.L. (2005). How to read a special education technology research article (Associate Editor's column). Journal of Special Education Technology, 20(2), 47-49. pdf

Edyburn, D.L. (2001). Annual child count data: Sources of data and summaries. Journal of Special Education Technology, 16(4), 61-63. html

Edyburn, D.L. (2001). Locating information about special education demographics. Journal of Special Education Technology, 16(3), 54-56. html

Edyburn, D.L. (2001). Explorations in research productivity. Journal of Special Education Technology, 16(2), 64-65. html

Edyburn, D.L. (2001). Scholarly endeavors: Conducting a comprehensive review of the literature using digital resources. Journal of Special Education Technology, 16(1), 49-52. html

Edyburn, D.L. (1999). The electronic scholar: Enhancing research productivity with technology. Columbus, OH: Merrill/Prentice Hall book info.

Research: Special Education Technology

Edyburn, D.L. & Gardner, J.E. (Eds.) (2009). Readings in special education technology: Research reviews on assistive technology. Arlington, VA: Council for Exceptional Children. info

Edyburn, D.L., Higgins, K., & Boone, R. (Eds.). (2005). Handbook of special education technology research and practice. Whitefish Bay, WI: Knowledge by Design. book info

Edyburn, D.L. (2005). What does the research say about...? (Associate Editor's column). Journal of Special Education Technology, 20(1), 58-60. pdf

Edyburn, D.L. (2001). Critical issues in special education technology research: What do we know? What do we need to know? In M. Mastropieri, & T. Scruggs, (Eds.), Advances in learning and behavioral disabilities, Volume 15, NY: JAI Press, pp. 95-118.

Social Justice and Technology

Swain, C., & Edyburn, D. (2007). Social justice: Choice or necessity? Learning and Leading with Technology, 34(6), 14-18. pdf

Teacher Preparation

Edyburn, D.L. (2013). Inclusive technologies: Tools for helping diverse learners achieve academic success. San Diego, CA: Bridgepoint Education, Inc. Learn More

Edyburn, D.L., Gardner, J.E., & Wissick, C.A. (2008). Technology enhanced professional productivity. In J.D. Lindsey, (Ed.), Technology and exceptional individuals (4th ed.) (pp. 231-258). Austin, TX: ProEd.

Gardner, J.E., Wissick, C.A., & Edyburn, D.L. (2008). The technology enhancement of curriculum, instruction, and assessment. In J.D. Lindsey, (Ed.), Technology and exceptional individuals (4th ed.) (pp. 259-321). Austin, TX: ProEd.

Edyburn, D. (2007). What every teacher needs to know about special education technology. Special Education Technology Practice, 9(1), 17-25. pdf

Edyburn, D.L., Robyler, M.D. (2006). Technology in special education. In M.D. Robyler, Integrating educational technology into teaching (4th ed.) pp. 407-424. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Merrill/Prentice Hall.

Edyburn, D.L. (2006). Assistive and instructional technology. In. M.A. Prater, Teaching strategies for students with mild to moderate disabilities (pp. 129-156). Boston: Allyn and Bacon.

Gardner, J.E., & Edyburn, D.L. (2006). Emerging technology. In E. Meyen, & L. Bui, (Eds.,) Exceptional children in today’s schools (4th ed.) (pp. 339-365). Denver, CO: Love Publishing.

Edyburn, D.L. (2003). What every teacher needs to know about assistive technology. Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon. book info

Edyburn, D.L., & Gardner, J.E. (2000). The use of technology to enhance professional productivity. In J. Lindsey (Ed.). Technology and exceptional individuals, (pp. 161-189) 3rd. ed. Austin, TX: Pro-Ed.

Gardner, J.E., & Edyburn, D.L. (2000). Integrating technology to support effective instruction. In J. Lindsey (Ed.). Technology and exceptional individuals, (pp. 191-240) 3rd. ed. Austin, TX: Pro-Ed.

Technology Integration

Edyburn, D.L. (2011). Searching for the right tool. Journal of Special Education Technology, 26(1), 61-64. pdf

Edyburn, D.L. (2010). Word clouds: Valuable tools when you can’t see the ideas through the words. Journal of Special Education Technology, 25(2), 68-72. pdf

Edyburn, D.L. (2004). Technology supports for differentiated instruction (Associate Editor's column). Journal of Special Education Technology, 19(2), 60-62. pdf

Edyburn, D.L. (1998). A map of the technology integration process. Closing the Gap, 16(6), pp. 1, 6, 40. pdf

Technology Toolkits

Edyburn, D. (2009). Technology tools for diverse learners. Special Education Technology Practice, 11(4), 21-28. pdf

Kaplan, M.W., & Edyburn, D.L. (1998). Essential tools of the trade: An assistive technology specialist shares her tool kit. Closing the Gap, 17(3), pp. 1, 8, 18, 24. pdf

Urban Education

Conceicao, S., & Edyburn, D. (2005). New technological horizons for urban learners. In F.E. Obiakor & F.D. Beachum (Eds.). Urban education for the twenty-first century: Research, issues, and perspectives. Springfield, IL: Thomas Charles Publishers.

Universal Design in Education

Edyburn, D.L., & Edyburn, K.D. (2012). Tools for creating accessible, tiered, and multilingual web-based curricula. Intervention in School and Clinic. pdf

Edyburn, D.L. (2010). Would You Recognize Universal Design for Learning if You Saw It? Ten Propositions for New Directions for the Second Decade of UDL. Learning Disability Quarterly, 33(1), 33-41. pdf

Edyburn, D.L. (2009). RTI and UDL interventions. Journal of Special Education Technology, 24(2), 46-47. pdf

Edyburn, D.L. & Gardner, J.E. (Eds.) (2009). Readings in special education technology: Universal design for learning. Arlington, VA: Council for Exceptional Children. info

Writing and Technology

Edyburn, D.L. (2013). Assistive technology and writing. Perspectives on Language and Learning, Fall, 36-40.

Misc.


Boone, R., Higgins, K., & Edyburn, D.L. (2003). Digital LDQ. Learning Disabilities Quarterly, 26(1), 2-4.

Edyburn, D.L. (2002). Do you see what I see? A paradigm shift in progress. (an essay). ConnSense Bulletin. Electronic Publication. html

Edyburn, D.L. (2001). Updated and expanded AT bookmark list. Closing the Gap, 20(4), 1, 10-11, 26.

Edyburn, D.L. (2001). Technology integration vision test: Is your team on the same page? Closing the Gap, 20(3), 16.

Edyburn, D.L. (2001). Web resources enhance technology integration. Closing the Gap, 20(2), 12-13.

Edyburn, D.L. (2001). Universal design and technology integration: Finding the connections. Closing the Gap, 20(1), 21-22.

Edyburn, D.L. (2001). Training as a technology integration strategy. Closing the Gap, 19(6), 12-13.

Edyburn, D.L. (2000). The Closing the Gap essential bookmark collection for AT coordinators. Closing the Gap, 19(2), 34-35.

Edyburn, D.L. (2000). Collegial study groups: A strategy for creating shared visions of assistive technology outcomes. Diagnostique, 25(4), 327-348.

Edyburn, D.L. (2000). Message from the guest editor, special issue: Technology and assessment. Diagnostique, 25(4), 267-271.

Edyburn, D.L. (2000). Curriculum accommodations and modifications: Does technology have a place? Closing the Gap, 19(5), 14-15, 31.

Edyburn, D.L. (2000). Linking technology and curriculum: Calendar-based curriculum planning. Closing the Gap, 19(4), 12-13.

Edyburn, D.L. (2000). Measuring the success of student and teacher technology training. Closing the Gap, 19(3), 18-19.

Edyburn, D.L. (2000). Interactive study tools. Closing the Gap, 19(2), 22, 33.

Edyburn, D.L. (2000). Learner productivity: Supporting students with special needs in inclusive settings. Closing the Gap, 19(1), 20-22.

Edyburn, D.L. (2000). Locating and reviewing: Key tasks necessary for technology integration. Closing the Gap, 18(6), 26-27.

Edyburn, D.L. (2000). Associate Editor’s column. Journal of Special Education Technology, 15(1), 71-72. html