Western Oregon University Sponsored Research Office
Tuesday, February 2, 2010
Technology & Media Services for Individuals with Disabilities
The purposes of the Technology and Media Services for Individuals with Disabilities program are to: (1) Improve results for children with disabilities by promoting the development, demonstration, and use of technology; (2) support educational media services activities designed to be of educational value in the classroom setting to children with disabilities; and (3) provide support for captioning and video description that are appropriate for use in the classroom setting. Phase 1 projects must develop, refine, and test the feasibility of specific technology-based approaches. Phase 2 projects must subject technology-based approaches to rigorous field-based research to determine their effectiveness.
Amount: Phase 1 ($200,000/year for 2 years); Phase 2 ($300,000/year for 3 years)