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Det blir bara stjärnor när jag ska skriva in lösenordet: 10 pedagogers upplevelser av användningen av kompensatoriska hjälpmedel, IKT, för elever i läs- ochskrivsvårigheter/dyslexi.
Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Education.
2014 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (professional degree), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The purpose of this study is to describe and analyze how some special educators / special education teachers and principals in a small Swedish, northern society experience the use of compensatory aids, ICT, for students with reading and writing difficulties / dyslexia. The study is based on qualitative interviews with ten educators, seven special education teachers,two principals and a special education teacher. In the study, all interveiw people collectively are referred to as educators. Initially, the thesis provides definitions, a background and a review of previous research.The theoretical staring includes the socio-cultural theory.Through the socio-cultural perspective, a good picture of what you can see on the use of compensatory aids and learning. The result shows that the municipality school is lacking a plan on how the process of ICT for pupils with dyslexia should proceed. Furthermore, it shows that the compensatory aid for students in reading and writing are used in very low extent and is limited to a few tools. One explanation for this may be the lack of knowledge of educators. The teachers in the study reveal a great deal of ignorance in the field of ICT and this may explain why the tools not are used more widely.

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Keyword [en]
Special education, reading and writing difficulties/dyslexia and ICT.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-97308OAI: diva2:771531
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Examensarbete Specialpedagogprogrammet
Educational program
Special Edcation Programme
Available from: 2014-12-14 Created: 2014-12-14 Last updated: 2014-12-14Bibliographically approved

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