Date of Award

Spring 5-15-2017

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science in Education (MSEd)

Department

Education and Human Development

First Advisor

Dr. Kathleen Yurko

Abstract

This research explores the use of literacy learning with technological devices with students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The purpose of this research was to implement technology in the classroom more efficiently in literacy instruction and to make sure students with diverse needs are reached through learning with technology. Data were collected for this study over a period of six weeks of six sessions using semi-structured interviews, observations notes, and student retelling notes of one on one tutoring sessions. Data were analyzed to see if technology impacts student engagement and comprehension while reading.

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