CONTENTS:- 1. Technology in special education; 2. Programmed instruction and teaching machines; 3. Assessment and modification of psycholinguistic processes; 4. Application of teaching machine; 5. The experimental classroom; 6. Programmed instruction and the intellectually gifted; 7. The Illinois test of language ability; 8. A critical evaluation of the Illinois test of Psycholinguistic abilities; 9. Curriculum frontiers for the elementary gifted pupil; 10. A vision of technology and education.
In India, special education is an emerging discipline and an essential part of the modern education system. It includes all aspects of education, which are necessary to successfully run the courses and training programmes for abnormal students. The present book Encyclopaedia of Special Education is outstanding effort in the field of education. The first chapter of the book is an introduction to special education. The next chapter is on identification of a gifted child. The third chapter details the special aids and equipments for the students of special educator. The consecutive chapter is on effective teaching techniques in special education. The final details the curriculum adjustments and differentiating curriculum for special and gifted students.