Dr. Skylar has conducted research and presented at local, state, and national conferences in using technological applications to enhance special education in the following areas: Adapting WebQuests for students with Learning Disabilities; Web Accessibility for people with disabilities; assistive technology devices/resources; using and field testing online modules available at the IRIS Center; using web-conferencing to enhance online learning and communicate with support providers; online mentoring via modules and discussions; and pilot using an electronic portfolio with secondary special educators.
I maintain an active interest in the field through membership, reviewer, and editorial responsibilities in the following: Membership Council for Exceptional Children Teacher Education Division (TED) Technology and Media Division (TAM) Division for Learning Disabilities (DLD) Editorial Responsibilities Associate Editor, Assisitive Technology: Journal of Special Education Technology Article Reviewer: Internvention in School and Clinic Article Reviewer: Journal of Special Education Technology
2010 Sony Award for Innovative Teaching and Learning with Technology
This year I am taking sabbatical but I am working on campus in the Faculty Technology Center 3 days a week, please use e-mail to contact me.
Chair, Academic Technology Committee