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Early Childhood Education Journal

, Volume 35, Issue 1, pp 5–11 | Cite as

Promoting Early Literacy for Diverse Learners Using Audio and Video Technology

  • James R. SkougeEmail author
  • Kavita Rao
  • Precille C. Boisvert
Article

Abstract

Practical applications of multimedia technologies that support early literacy are described and evaluated, including several variations of recorded books and stories, utilizing mainstream audio and video recording appropriate for libraries and schools. Special emphasis is given to the needs of children with disabilities and children who are acquiring a second language.

Keywords

literacy technologies for voice recorded books reading while listening video self-modeling assistive technology shared reading language experience podcasting 

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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • James R. Skouge
    • 1
    Email author
  • Kavita Rao
    • 1
  • Precille C. Boisvert
    • 1
  1. 1.College of Education, Department of Special EducationUniversity of Hawaii - ManoaHonoluluUSA

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