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2013 International Conference on Using New Technologies for Inclusive Learning

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This presentation will be given at the 2013 International Conference on Using New Technologies for Inclusive Learning at Glasgow Caledonian University on the 28th August 2013. It provides an overview of the applications used to support a dyslexic student with her studies for an MSc. Using these applications she has increased her assignment marks by two grade boundaries.

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  • Grades points have risen from an average of 58 to 74 since using apps
  • Reading and note taking are things I struggle with
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  • 2013 International Conference on Using New Technologies for Inclusive Learning

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