Use of Technology as a Solution to the Problems Faced in Literacy Education by the Teachers of the Hearing Impaired: ISITEK Project

GİRGİN Ü., Coklar A. N., KURT A. A., ODABAŞI H. F.

15th American Conference on Applied Mathematics/International Conference on Computational and Information Science, Texas, United States Of America, 30 April - 02 May 2009, pp.391-393 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • City: Texas
  • Country: United States Of America
  • Page Numbers: pp.391-393
  • Keywords: Hearing impaired individuals, Literacy education, Special education, Use of technology in Special Education
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


Special education aims to view the society as a whole, and offer the individuals the opportunity to live on an equal basis in the society by correcting the deficiencies. The sound need of hearing impaired individuals can be met with different elements by using technology in the education of the hearing impaired, which is a kind of special education. In this study, a project proposal (ISITEK) which helps the teachers of the hearing impaired to solve the problems they face in teaching literacy with computer and internet technologies, and involves the participation of experts from different disciplines is described.